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Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street
Trade gives Angels bullpen All-Star company in Huston Street

A bullpen that went from being a glaring weakness in April and May to a strength in June and July received a huge shot in the arm Friday night when the Angels acquired All-Star closer Huston Street in six-player trade with the San Diego Padres. The four-for-two deal came before the Angels' game Friday, in which they were tied with the Seattle Mariners, 2-2, through 11 innings. The trade cost the Angels three top prospects from an already thin farm system, triple-A second baseman Taylor Lindsey, double-A reliever R.J. Alvarez, whose fastball sits in the 97-mph range, and Class-A shortstop Jose Rondon, who played in Monday night's Futures Game. But in Street, the Angels add a...

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