And with the Angels less than one month away from unveiling the much-anticipated roster in Tempe, Ariz., fans and cyber-appointed general managers have already started predicting how manager Mike Scioscia might construct the 2013 offensive attack—like this interesting debate chain orchestrated by Bleacher Report.
There will be more to come as the season nears, no question, and many of the scenarios I've currently read actually make sense.
The options for the Angels—from top to bottom—is why this team may not only dominate the AL West, but also the MLB (offensively). And, subsequently, there aren't too many ways to mess up the batting order—unless you plan on batting Pujols eighth and Hamilton ninth.
Perhaps then help would be required.
However, just to be safe, let's dust off a few blank lineup cards and pencil in several possible batting orders that could work in 2013; understanding that "potential" is key, not what happened in past seasons.