The staff written articles pretending to be General Managers will feature a budget of $26 million to spend this year. This is going to be a form of rock paper scissors. Trevor Bauer alone is expected to make at least that much. I reckon the Angels will be active on the trade market (and, of course, the waiver wire). Hopefully Perry Minasian has some hocus pocus up his sleeve. It’s going to be a cold winter. The first such article, by Brent Maguire, can be found here.
Rock Paper Scissors
Concerning pitching, Perry Minasian says, “We will turn over every rock to find the right guys.” I’m not sure if I like this idea of finding pitchers under rocks, but I admit the Angels cannot buy their way out of this mess. Maybe they can paper over some ugly spots. It’s confirmed! We are in the neighborhood of $25 million to spend which will not bring in any top level stars unless the Angels do something drastic with the scissors. The Angels have stars, though. They just need basic competency in various other positions of need. Make no mistake! There are pitchers who might be available in a trade. What do the Angels have to trade with? That’s the question. This is a detailed look at Ha-seong Kim.
Tony La Russa’s DUI case is now in Chandler, Arizona. The first case was dismissed last Friday because it was filed in the wrong court district. This could affect the makeup of his jury pool when that day comes. Dodgers President of Baseball Operations, Andrew Friedman, won Executive of the Year. Meanwhile, the Dodgers will have a drive through celebration of their World Series victory. It will cost at least $55 per car and nobody is allowed to get out of their car. Two internship positions are available with the Seattle Mariners. Robinson Cano is suspended for the entire 2021 season. He tested positive for Stanozolol, a performance enhancing drug, for the second PED violation in his career. The Mets may now join the competition for available second basemen.