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Angels add two to 40-man roster but leave former first-round pick off
Angels add two to 40-man roster but leave former first-round pick off

The Angels on Thursday added catcher Jett Bandy and right-handed pitcher Danny Reynolds to their 40-man roster, a move that will protect both prospects from being selected in the Rule 5 draft in December. To clear room for Bandy and Reynolds, pitcher Michael Roth and catcher Jackson Williams were both designated for assignment. Bandy hit .250 with 13 homers and 40 runs batted in at double-A Arkansas this past season, but with Hank Conger being traded to the Houston Astros, Bandy is expected to compete for the Angels’ backup catching job next spring. Reynolds, a reliever, spent most of the 2014 season at Arkansas, where he went 3-2 with a 3.60 earned run average in 30 games,...

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