If Wayne Gretzky can be traded to Los Angeles, then certainly his son can, too.
Outfielder Trevor Gretzky, the second-oldest son of the Great One, was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Los Angeles Angels Thursday for first baseman Matt Scioscia, the son of Angels manager Mike Scioscia.
“Big Thanks to the great people in the Chicago Cubs organization for helping me along the road, excited to get to work with the Angels!” Trevor Gretzky tweeted Thursday afternoon.
Gretzky, 21, was a seventh-round draft pick of the Cubs in 2011. In 250 minor-league at-bats over two seasons, most in low-level single-A, he hit .280 with one home run and 18 RBIs.
Matt Scioscia, 24, hit .222 with three homers and 46 RBIs in three seasons in the low minors. He was a 45th-round draft pick of the Angels in 2011.
In perhaps the biggest trade in NHL history, Wayne Gretzky was dealt by the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in 1988.