Question of the Day, 10/3 …
What is your personal offseason “to improve for 2013” list for the Angels? — @joberooni
1. Resigning Zack Greinke. The Angels put a lot of their eggs in that basket, trading three good prospects (Jean Segura, Ariel Pena, John Hellweg) in a year where they wouldn’t get free-agent compensation. Also, there’s a huge drop-off after Greinke in the free-agent market, and he’d be perfect as the No. 2 starter in Anaheim. The hope is that getting a taste of the Angels organization for a couple months would warm him up to Anaheim and give them an advantage this offseason. We’ll see.
2. Figuring out the outfield, which includes trying to part ways with Vernon Wells, seeing if Torii Hunter is a fit to come back and, if he is, deciding what to do with Peter Bourjos.
3. Addressing the bullpen. Jerry Dipoto isn’t very willing to pump too much money into the bullpen, and I don’t fault him for that — it’s too risky with relievers, and when starters and position players are so expensive, you have to save somewhere. But Mike Scioscia needs more options back there. He hasn’t had many the last two years.