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Oh Danny Boy, It’s You, It’s You Must Go

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The Angels finally DFA him after 228 pitiful ABs.

Seattle Mariners v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
He probably struck out here.
Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Per the Angels PR Twitter (and johnnyangel101’s kind Fanshot), the Angels have designated second baseman (and legendary strikeout master) Danny Espinosa for assignment. He’s gone. The Angels can either place him on waivers, release him, trade him (ha!), or send him to the minors if he so wishes.

The Angels recalled Parker Bridwell to make today’s start in his place. They plan to go forward with a platoon of Nick Franklin and Cliff Pennington at second. As such, this is today’s lineup:

In the meantime, enjoy some of The Irish Tenors (or whoever else you choose to sing the song).