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Angels' Brennan Boesch ditches No. 00 jersey, calls it a 'distraction'
Angels' Brennan Boesch ditches No. 00 jersey, calls it a 'distraction'

When outfielder Brennan Boesch rejoined the Angels on Tuesday, the No. 00 uniform hung in his locker. He wanted no part of it. "I was tired of media asking me about double zero," he said. "I didn't realize it was that much of a rarity. I don't want to have to do an interview about it every time I go to a city." Boesch said there was no story behind No. 00, compelling or otherwise. He said the Angels assigned him the number in spring training, when he was a non-roster invitee. "I embraced it," he said. "Everybody else made it a way bigger deal. It became more of a distraction." Boesch, wearing his new No. 28, was in the...

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