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Angels send down pitcher Sean Newcomb, who makes good impression
Angels send down pitcher Sean Newcomb, who makes good impression

Sean Newcomb, the team’s first-round pick in 2014, was among a group of seven Angels players reassigned to minor league camp on Sunday, which came as no surprise. Minor league exhibition games begin Thursday, and the 6-foot-5, 245-pound left-hander needs to get stretched out to be ready for the season. The former University of Hartford (Conn.) star made quite an impression in three weeks with his smooth, effortless delivery, 95-mph fastball, curve and changeup, his physique and repertoire drawing comparisons to Jon Lester. “He’s a big talent, obviously,” Manager Mike Scioscia said. “I think he’s very confident. I think he became more comfortable in...

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