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
"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 Angels' lineup against the
The Angels are batting .223 and averaging 3.2 runs per game since the All-Star break, with both figures ranking last in the