November 9, 1999 |
Maybe it's because he pitched for eight years in the big leagues, but Angel General Manager Bill Stoneman has a soft spot for catchers. Joel Skinner, who caught for parts of nine seasons in the major leagues, interviewed for the Angel manager job with Stoneman Monday in Dana Point. Of the eight candidates Stoneman will interview four are former catchers, including former Angel and Phillie standout Bob Boone, who met with Stoneman Monday night.
July 22, 1991 |
Dave Gallagher said third base coach Bobby Knoop's decision to send him from second base on Gary Gaetti's eighth-inning single was "the right thing to do," even though the Angels trailed, 5-2, and Gallagher was thrown out at the plate. Mark Whiten's throw from right field and a good block by catcher Joel Skinner erased that scoring attempt. "Right now, we're not winning, so (that play) is bigger than it is," Gallagher said.