Here at Halos Heaven, we have done approval polls for our general managers before, but it’s been a while since having conducted our last one. The purpose of the present post, then, is for this no longer to be the case.
The major moves since our last time such a poll was taken, with transaction dates bolded and details courtesy of the Angels’ official transactions page:
November 30, 2017: Acquired RHP Jim Johnson and international bonus pool money for LHP Justin Kelly.
December 6, 2017: Acquired international bonus pool money for OF Jacob Pearson.
December 9, 2017: Signed RHP/DH Shohei Ohtani to a minor-league contract.
December 13, 2017: Acquired 2b Ian Kinsler for RHP Wilkel Hernandez and OF Troy Montgomery.
December 15, 2017: Signed INF Zack Cozart to a 3-year, $39 million contract.
December 16, 2017: Signed INF Kevin Maitan and INF Livan Soto to minor-league contracts.
February 17, 2018: Traded 1b C.J. Cron for minor-league INF Luis Rengifo
March 31, 2018: Traded C Carlos Perez to Braves for INF Ryan Schimpf.
July 26, 2018: Traded C Martin Maldonado to Astros for LHP Patrick Sandoval and international bonus pool money.
July 31, 2018: Traded 2b Ian Kinsler to Red Sox for RHP Ty Buttrey and LHP Williams Jerez.
Do you approve of Angels general manager Billy Eppler?
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