The 2011 Angels improved by six games from the 2010 Angels, but still missed the playoffs for the second consecutive year. This came after winning the AL West five of the previous six seasons and evidently ownership was none too pleased. General manager Tony Reagins resigned last week, but it appears to have been a forced resignation, considering owner Arte Moreno said a change was needed in the front office.
Forsch has been the assistant general manager for the Angels for the past 14 years and was the director of player development before that. Sutherland has been the special assistant to the general manager for the past 12 years.
Basically, it would appear the Angels are ready to gut everything between manager Mike Scioscia and owner Arte Moreno. Other members of the front office probably shouldn't be too comfortable with their current employment status. Not even the assistant to the traveling secretary ...
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