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Angels' Hector Santiago looks forward to pitching -- and hitting
Angels' Hector Santiago looks forward to pitching -- and hitting

Hector Santiago will start for the Angels on Sunday night with a chance to win back the rotation spot he lost in early May, when he was demoted to the bullpen and then to triple-A Salt Lake, and to swing a bat for only the third time in his career. Santiago, who went 0-6 with a 5.19 earned-run average in his first seven starts, was called up to replace the injured Tyler Skaggs and gave up three hits over six scoreless innings in Tuesday night’s 2-1, 14-inning win over Oakland. The left-hander will have at least two more starts until Skaggs returns from a strained right hamstring, and if Santiago pitches well, he could retain his rotation spot, with right-hander Matt Shoemaker going to...

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