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Jerry Dipoto talks new Angels strategy

Updated: November 2, 2011, 7:20 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Incoming Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto signaled a new direction for the way the team plans to evaluate players Wednesday in an interview on 710 ESPN.

Unlike most major league teams, the Angels haven't viewed on-base percentage as a pre-eminent statistic. Contact hitting and aggressive base running, rather than patience and power, have come to be associated with Angels manager Mike Scioscia.

"Obviously, we need to address the fact that getting on base hasn't ...

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