Tag Archives: Chase Utley

Eppler’s Domain: Winter Meetings, Rule 5, Luxury Tax

  The Angels went into this week’s Winter Meetings with a plan for adding depth at second base, a fourth outfielder, and pitching. Catcher was also a position that was up in the air. General Manager Billy Eppler dove into conversations with opposing GM’s, laying the groundwork for several moves. No official deals were made, but that’s in part because he… Read more »

Eppler’s Domain: Bailey, DL, Rasmus, Second Base

For the past several years, Andrew Bailey was a reliever I had wanted the Angels to get to help address their bullpen woes that have been their biggest weakness on the field since 2010. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen, and the former 2009 Rookie of the Year stepped into the injury abyss. He wasn’t heard from much for a few years,… Read more »