A 15-year big leaguer who played for the Dodgers, Padres and Mariners, Hansen oversaw a unit that this year ranked among the lowest in offense. The Angels were third from the bottom in the Major Leagues in batting average (.243) and fourth-lowest in slugging (.397), with the seventh-worst ground-ball rate (47.3 percent).
Scioscia, the longest-tenured manager in MLB, will return next season, the Angels confirmed this week. The Angels haven't won a postseason game since 2009, the first year in the skipper's current 10-year contract.
Daniel Kramer is a reporter for MLB.com based in Denver. Follow him on Twitter at @DKramer_. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.