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Angels remain on the lookout for pitching
Angels remain on the lookout for pitching

The Angels are not one of the clubs approaching the July 31 trade deadline with urgency. They already have accomplished their primary goal, fortifying their bullpen by trading for closer Huston Street and setup men Jason Grilli and Joe Thatcher. The "have-to-get" part of the shopping list: relief pitchers. The "like-to-get" part: a starting pitcher. So, with equal amounts of curiosity and diligence, the Angels dispatched a scout to watch Cliff Lee pitch for the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday. They also sent Matt Shoemaker out to face the Baltimore Orioles. The night was not particularly successful for either pitcher. In Anaheim, Shoemaker gave up a pair of...

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