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Hector Santiago hopes for a spot on Angels roster
Hector Santiago hopes for a spot on Angels roster

Hector Santiago entered his first spring training with the Angels in 2014 with a rotation spot secured. This spring, the left-hander is fighting for a roster spot with no guarantee of a job as a starter or reliever. "It's disappointing, but I really can't be mad at anybody," said Santiago, who was acquired from the Chicago White Sox before 2014. "I put myself in this situation." Santiago, 27, was demoted to the bullpen after going 0-6 with a 5.19 earned-run average in his first seven starts last season. He made two relief appearances and was sent to triple-A on May 21. Santiago was recalled on June 10, and though he often ran his pitch counts up and gave...

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