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Cowgill, Stewart and Shoemaker added to Angels' roster
Cowgill, Stewart and Shoemaker added to Angels' roster

Collin Cowgill edged out J.B. Shuck for a reserve outfield spot, Ian Stewart beat out Grant Green for a backup infield job, and Matt Shoemaker was added to the bullpen as a long reliever, as the Angels made their final cuts and announced their 25-man opening-day roster Saturday night. The left-handed-hitting Shuck earned several American League rookie-of-the-year votes after hitting .293 with 128 hits in 129 games last season, and he had a solid spring, hitting .281 (16 for 57) with five triples in 21 games through Friday night. But Cowgill, who hit .260 (13 for 50) with two homers and nine runs batted in this spring, is a slightly better defender than Shuck, he can play all three...

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