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Angels hit winter meetings with several needs on shopping list

Angels hit winter meetings with several needs on shopping list

It has been a busy first two months for new Angels General Manager Billy Eppler, who assembled his front office and coaching staff, found a long-term solution at shortstop in Andrelton Simmons and signed veteran infielder Cliff Pennington and catcher Geovany Soto.

But with the winter meetings starting Monday, the heavy lifting is just beginning for the head of a club that is an impact player or two away from pennant contention in 2016.

The Angels fell one game short of the playoffs last season despite lacking a true ace, a true leadoff man, a thumper to hit behind Mike Trout and Albert Pujols and September injuries that thinned the bullpen.

There are plenty of attractive...

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