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Abe Flores fired, offered job as scout

The Los Angeles Angels continued to turn over their front office with director of player development Abe Flores the latest to lose his job, Flores confirmed Sunday.

The Angels already accepted the resignation of general manager Tony Reagins and dismissed his two top assistants, Ken Forsch and Gary Sutherland.

Flores had been the Angels' farm director for the past four seasons. The Angels have offered Flores a position as a pro scout, which he said he'll mull over.

"It's normal protocol when there's a new GM for him to bring in his own people, and I've been asked to step aside," Flores said. "I totally understand that."

Many of the Angels' scouts and minor league personnel still haven't learned their fates. Most of the scouts' contracts expire Oct. 31. The Angels, who failed to reach the playoffs the past two seasons, have begun assembling names of potential replacements for Reagins.

Mark Saxon covers the Angels for ESPNLosAngeles.com.