Eckstein A Fitting Role Model For David Fletcher

Angels Organization Report

TEMPE, Ariz.—Shortstop David Fletcher’s favorite player growing up in Orange County, Calif., was David Eckstein, so he always has appreciated being compared with the gritty, over-achieving shortstop and leadoff man for the 2002 World Series-champion Angels.

“He’s like David Eckstein on extra vitamins,” director of player development Mike Gallego said of Fletcher last fall.

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