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MIKE SCIOSCIA RUMORS

Halo Headlines: Scioscia named Sporting News top manager, Angels drafted Buster Posey but never offered a contract

The October 22nd, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Scioscia named Sporting News top manager, Angels drafted Buster Posey but never offered a contract and much more… The Story: The Sporting News named Mike Scioscia the top manager in the AL. The Monkey Says: As voted on by other AL managers, which probably carries more weight than that arcane BBWAA...
Via Monkey with a Halo
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia is NOT on the hot seat, but should he be?

It must be October because Angels fans are wondering if this is the offseason where Arte Moreno decides to fire Mike Scioscia? No, it isn’t. That’s not going to happen this winter. I’m not sure it is going to happen any winter given Moreno’s unabashed love for Scioscia, but winter, for sure, is a definite “NO.” The sentiment to fire Scioscia, which is only being expressed...
Via Monkey with a Halo
12 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s time for Mike Scioscia to go

The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire last week, leaving Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia as not just the longest-serving skipper in Major League Baseball, but by a landslide. After a first-round playoff debacle against the wild card Kansas City Royals — his team scored just eight runs in its last 52 innings — it’s long past time for the Angels to relieve...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Guessing Scioscia in advance of the postseason

Your regularly scheduled Second Guessing Scioscia column is being preempted this week for a special edition of Second Guessing Scioscia! Normally, we would look back at the week that was and nitpick decisions that Mike Scioscia made and decide whether or not he made the right call. Honestly though, who really cares about some decisions Sosh made in games that were essentially meaningless...
Via Monkey with a Halo
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Guessing Scioscia – Week 24: Fine tuning

Welcome to Second-Guessing Scioscia, our look back at some of the questionable decisions that Mike Scioscia made in the last week. This isn’t because we dislike Scioscia, in fact, MWAH is officially pro-Scioscia. However, we do realize that he is not infallible and hope to use this series to bring light to the decisions in which he went wrong (or was at least perceived to be...
Via Monkey with a Halo
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia, Don Baylor On Jimmy Fund’s Nationwide Impact

Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia lives nearly 3,000 miles away from Boston, but he’s well aware of the Jimmy Fund’s impact. “Everybody knows about it in baseball,” Scioscia said. “If you say Jimmy Fund to anyone in baseball they know exactly what you’re talking and what the connection is with the (Red Sox).” Angels hitting coach Don Baylor, who was diagnosed...
Via NESN.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mount Rushmore of baseball skippers? Scioscia talks Hall of Fame inductions

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It's almost the Mount Rushmore of baseball managers. The trio of managers that were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Sunday morning were first-ballot legends that Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia felt could very well be immortalized in granite on a mountain somewhere. What made Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre so successful...
Via Fox Sports West
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scioscia reflects on former teammate Bob Welch

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Scioscia and Bob Welch spent a lot of time together while they were in the Dodgers organization. The relationship continued through the years. Scioscia was especially saddened to hear of Welch's passing on Tuesday. "Welch is a special guy and we lost a really good friend," Scioscia said. "I'm sure I'm speaking for a lot of people...
Via Fox Sports West
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels, Cubs trade sons of Mike Scioscia and Wayne Gretzky

If your last name is Gretzky or Scioscia in Los Angeles, sports fans will recount days of hockey and baseball greatness in Tinsel Town in the late 1980s and early 1990s.  In addition to Lakers Show Time success, there were good hockey and baseball in town and many remember Wayne Gretzky (Los Angeles Kings, NHL Western Conference Champions 1993) and Mike Scioscia (Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via Reading Between The Seams
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

So why do the Angels suck?

Over the weekend, various reports have emerged suggesting that the Angels are likely to fire either GM Jerry DiPoto or longtime manager Mike Scioscia in the wake of their disastrous 2013 season. While Scioscia denies that there is an abnormal rift between the field staff and the front office, there’s enough smoke here to believe […]
Via Fangraphs
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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