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Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for 15 minutes, could earn fame with Angels
Andrew Heaney, a Dodger for 15 minutes, could earn fame with Angels

Andrew Heaney walked off a mound at the Angels' spring training complex, met briefly with pitching coach Mike Butcher and then beelined toward the batting cage and exchanged fist bumps with hitters Albert Pujols, David Freese, Erick Aybar and others. Heaney, a 23-year-old left-hander, had just thrown a batting practice session and he wanted to thank the players. "They probably don't want to be standing in there facing the prospect of getting hit or whatever," Heaney said. "They're just trying to see some pitches." When the Angels begin playing spring training games Thursday, Manager Mike Scioscia and General Manager Jerry Dipoto will be taking a...

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