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Angels make Pestano, Navarro final additions to division series roster
Angels make Pestano, Navarro final additions to division series roster

The Angels opted for right-hander Vinnie Pestano over left-hander Joe Thatcher in the bullpen and contact-hitting Efren Navarro over power-hitting Brennan Boesch on the bench for their American League division series against the Kansas City Royals. Final rosters had to be submitted by 10 a.m. Thursday. The best-of-five series begins Thursday night in Angel Stadium, with Game 1 scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thatcher was acquired from Arizona on July 5 with the hope he would provide the Angels with the left-handed relief specialist they lacked, but he missed six weeks of August and September because of a left-ankle sprain and struggled to regain his form, going 1-1 with an 8.53 earned-run...

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