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Angels to make decisions on David Freese, Gordon Beckham by Tuesday
Angels to make decisions on David Freese, Gordon Beckham by Tuesday

The Angels are expected to tender David Freese a 2015 contract before Tuesday’s 9 p.m. PST deadline, a move that would put the veteran third baseman in line for a salary of about $6.3 million in arbitration next season. The team is not expected to make a similar tender offer to Gordon Beckham, but that doesn’t mean the veteran infielder, who was acquired from the Chicago White Sox Aug. 21, won’t return in 2015. The Angels would like Beckham back as a utility infielder or as insurance in case they trade second baseman Howie Kendrick or Freese, but not at $5 million, the salary Beckham, 28, is projected to make in his third year of arbitration. Beckham, who hit .268...

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