Locked On Angels - May 30th, 2018 - Mike Scioscia is a Hall of Fame manager




Locked On Angels - Daily Podcast On The Los Angeles Angels show

Summary: The Angel fanbase seems to take Mike Scioscia for granted. With just 1 playoff appearance in the past 8 seasons, many are ready to move on from a man who just picked up his 1,600th win in MLB.<br><br>Yes, some of his bullpen decisions drive us wild. Yes, some lineup choices leave us scratching our heads at times. The contact play with a runner on third still drives me insane at times. But Mike Scioscia just passed Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda in total wins, and he did it in less games and the same amount of playoff appearances. When Scioscia's brand of aggressive baseball goes into full speed, it can be some of the most aesthetically pleasing baseball to watch. For today, let's all admire the work that Mike Scioscia has put in to a franchise that was an afterthought in the league before he arrived.<br><br>Wednesday also means we take a look around the AL West to see where the Halos stand, reflecting on a bounce back win in Detroit that saw positive contributions from Ian Kinsler, Luis Valbuena, and Martin Maldonado.<br><br>Don't forget to follow the show on Twitter @LockedOnAngels and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>