Angels News: Trout Wins Stat-Head MVP, Scioscia’s Return in Question

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Mike Trout Wins MVP at Baseball ProspectusBaseball Prospectus

The editors, writers and contributors of the stat-focused baseball site Baseball Prospectus published who they think should win each award this season. Mike Trout topped the list by winning MVP. Let the great Trout-Cabrera Debate II begin again!

Scioscia Hasn’t Heard if He’ll Return in 2014Angels.com

Mike Scioscia doesn’t know about his future one way or another according to Angels beat writer Alden Gonzalez. While Gonzalez says that the “sentiment around the organization” is that Scioscia will be back, Scioscia hasn’t heard anything himself.

His Fate May be unclear, but GM Jerry DiPoto Plans for Angels FutureLA Times

According to Mike DiGiovanna, you can’t just sit around and twiddle your thumbs wondering if your job is safe. Angels current GM Jerry DiPoto continues to make plans for the Angels future despite his unclear future with the Angels organization.

Angels might move Trumbo for pitching in the offseason - Angels.com

The main focus of the Angels this off-season will be pitching. But with a thin free agent market and a weak farm system, obtaining good, cost-controlled pitching might be tougher for the Angels that it seems. One such way would be to move some of their young, cost-controlled position players like Peter Bourjos or Mark Trumbo. Doing so, of course, would be making even a greater commitment to veterans like Albert Pujols and Josh Hamilton. It’s a tough decision.

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  • OC_ute

    another year another mess. you can’t pin this on scoscia. this is all arte moreno. blame dipoto and scoscia as the turds roll downhill. since you can’t fire the owner i think there has to be a shakeup. probably time for mike to move on just becuz it’s the right thing. angels need a shakeup. can’t wait for next year when we can see josh and albert again……….. what a colossal mess