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Yankees executive Billy Eppler a strong candidate for Angels GM job

Yankees executive Billy Eppler a strong candidate for Angels GM job

The Angels have begun the process of interviewing external candidates for their vacant general manager job by seeking permission from the New York Yankees to speak to assistant GM Billy Eppler, who was a finalist for the Angels position when they hired Jerry Dipoto in October of 2011. Dipoto resigned on July 1 amid renewed friction with Manager Mike Scioscia. The Angels have already interviewed two in-house candidates who were hired by Dipoto, assistant GMs Matt Klentak and Scott Servais, and are in the process of contacting clubs about other candidates. They hope to have a new GM in place by the end of the season or shortly thereafter. Eppler, 40, is a San Diego native who pitched...

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