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Tommy Hanson
Angels make acquisitions with eyes on the future
Angels make acquisitions with eyes on the future

Jerry Dipoto has heard the criticism of the Angels, that they're getting old, that they're suffocating under the weight of their massive, long-term contracts, that they better win a championship soon, or else. "That's been the public commentary, the general vibe, that we're a very good team with the ability to compete for a World Series, but our window is not long," the Angels general manager said as he left the winter meetings Thursday. "That is not lost on us. We're trying to figure out how to extend our window for winning." The Angels have done just that with their late-night trade of veteran second baseman Howie Kendrick to the Dodgers for...