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Angels' Andrew Heaney, Nick Tropeano make spring debuts against Reds
Angels' Andrew Heaney, Nick Tropeano make spring debuts against Reds

The fifth spot in the Angels rotation will not be won or lost in one Cactus League start, so it would be unfair to put too much emphasis on what left-hander Andrew Heaney and right-hander Nick Tropeano did in their spring debuts Monday. But Heaney's results were clearly better in a 7-5 exhibition loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark. Heaney, acquired from the Dodgers in the Howie Kendrick trade, gave up one run and one hit, struck out three and walked two in three innings, including a one-two-three third in which he struck out Joey Votto and Chris Dominguez. Tropeano, acquired from Houston for backup catcher Hank Conger, sandwiched a pair of one-two-three innings...

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