I had to do some last minute shopping for Christmas.
While wandering from store to store in San Jose, I wondered which teams should be doing last minute shopping for themselves regarding James Shields and Max Scherzer.
Images of 200 innings pitchers will be dancing in your head for this episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.
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How All Of The Angels Pitchers Were Acquired:
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The Angels management had to look back on the 2013 Relief Core – and worry about their long term future. This was because not one guy had a decent year, and most guys were well north of 4 ERA’s.
Jerry DiPoto has rapid fired a bunch of trades and signings since then, to solidify a great Bullpen it was once a late inning disaster waiting to happen on a nightly basis.
So how did he accomplish this? What assets did he give out in order to make it happen?