The Angels are bucking the trend. They are hiring a general manager, and that is all.
The Philadelphia Phillies just hired a president of baseball operations, who is in the process of hiring a general manager. The Boston Red Sox just hired a president of baseball operations, a general manager, and a senior vice president of baseball operations. The Dodgers implemented that structure last year.
The third man in the Dodgers' troika, Josh Byrnes, emerged Saturday as a candidate for the Angels' general manager position.
The Angels have concluded an initial round of interviews and could whittle their candidate list this week, though it is uncertain whether...