The Angels had two No. 97s on the basepaths, may be cloning their players
What do you do if you have a solid, up-and-coming prospect in your farm system? Do you trade him away for an experienced veteran? Do you play him every day, hoping that he alone can bring your franchise a World Series championship?
No, that's silly. Any forward-thinking GM would just keep cloning the player and build an army of young, tireless talent that takes them through the postseason.
The Angels seemed to be ahead of the curve during their 7-5 Spring Training win over the Cubs on Tuesday -- featuring a No. 97 at first and No. 97 at third in the eighth inning.
Soon to be.
Major kudos to Los Angeles' GM Billy Eppler. If they win, they'll have changed the fabric of -- oh wait, MLB.com's Maria Guardado reports that that's actually Chad Hinshaw at third base and
But just imagine the possibilities ...