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Angels set Cactus League rotation; Garrett Richards begins drills
Angels set Cactus League rotation; Garrett Richards begins drills

Angels left-hander Hector Santiago will start Thursday’s Cactus League opener against the Milwaukee Brewers, and he will be followed in the exhibition-season rotation by Jered Weaver, C.J. Wilson and Matt Shoemaker, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. That will line up Weaver to start the April 6 season opener against the Seattle Mariners with one extra day of rest. It would be the veteran right-hander’s seventh opening-day start and sixth in a row. Wilson and Shoemaker would be in line to follow Weaver in the regular-season rotation, barring injuries. Scioscia said that Garrett Richards, who will throw his sixth bullpen session of the spring Wednesday morning, will...

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