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The Angels have gone from going for a touchdown to being “off the football field”, per Billy Eppler

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Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Introduce Shohei Ohtani Photo by Josh Lefkowitz/Getty Images

Angels general manager Billy Eppler had stated on Monday that he could “kick a field goal if [he] wanted to, but let’s go for a touchdown”, in a statement to team reporters.

He’s walking that statement back now, saying that the Angels are “off the football field now”. Eppler claims smaller things are able to be accomplished right now.

Eppler did not provide accompanying details, but the “touchdown” comment fueled speculation the Angels were about to make free agent signing or trade acquisition. Either this is no longer the case or this was never the case to begin with.

It’s still possible to get buttercupped, even if the song isn’t associated with the organization any longer.

And so, here we are.

Update: Eppler clarifies further, saying this means he will not be using such football terms any longer.