"Who would you rather have owning your team right now: a
baseball-obsessive, mustachioed Vietnam vet who has vowed to take over the city, or a Boston real estate developer with less money than everybody thought, hanging on to his half of his estate for dear life? Someday, you might have to ask someone at an LA sports bar to turn on
the Dodgers game."
Escobar said he's more concerned with helping his team than earning a contract for next season. But he added he would like to remain with the Angels.
"Who wouldn't want to be here?" he said, according to the Times. "This is a great organization. It's a great place to play ball, with great fans. It's not about the money. I make enough. I'm happy. I just want to play."