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TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Scioscia has “no doubt” that former shortstop Omar Vizquel, a 24-year big-league veteran, has the potential to be a major league manager. But for Vizquel to be successful in his first step toward that goal, as the...
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Omar Vizquel felt a little lost, a little out of place, as he walked into the Tempe Diablo Stadium clubhouse Saturday morning, his second day on the job as the Angels’ new roving minor league infield instructor. “I’m...
One of the greatest defensive shortstops in baseball history, a potential Hall of Famer with 24 years of big-league experience, will be in camp when the Angels begin spring training in two weeks. As a coach. The team has hired Omar Vizquel as its...
The Fabulous ForumSeeing Angels youngsters Mark Trumbo and Andrew Romine make their first big league starts Friday night stirred some memories for veteran right fielder Torii Hunter, who went 0 for 3 with a strikeout in his first major league start for......
The Fabulous ForumJeff Mathis was back in the Angels' lineup Sunday against the Chicago White Sox left-hander Mark Buehrle. Mathis was expected to be the starting catcher when spring training ended, but after his average fell to .192, he watched rookie Hank......
Angels UnpluggedGot a nickname for Torii Hunter? Of all the players with at least 80 at-bats in division series play, only five have a career batting average above .300. Here they are: Derek Jeter -- .360 Torii Hunter -- .354 Johnny......
Question of the day: Which MLB player most seems to have overstayed their time in the bigs and should get out? [Updated]The Fabulous ForumReporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant A few years ago, when the steroids controversy was......
WASHINGTON — As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball’s return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that...
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
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The Hartford CourantI wonder. Will the Red Sox ultimately be remembered for hiring the wrong manager from Connecticut? After outsmarting themselves last November by hiring the smartest man in the room, if not the planet, I wonder. Are the Red Sox overcompensating this...
The Baltimore SunThe Orioles realize that their chase of the New York Yankees for the American League East title has little room for error, especially as their regular season whittles down to just eight games. Their opportunities to overcome the Yankees — who...
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