The Angels are trying to win, which is good, unless it’s bad(?)

The prospect hugging has gone a little too far if there’s whining about trading a top 50 one in order to give Shohei Ohtani a better chance at the postseason

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The Angels aren’t in possession of a Wild Card spot at present. They’re certainly not atop the AL West. They’re also playing through what very well might be the final season of Shohei Ohtani’s time with the organization, which doubles as the last time they have both Ohtani and Mike Trout together on the same roster. Another way to read that is that these last two-plus months of the season might be the last time the Angels have the last two players in the league who have had genuine Greatest of All Time labels attached to them, and accurately so, on the same roster.

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