With five games left in the regular season, the Angels on Wednesday added a pitcher who last pitched in the major leagues four years ago.
He is left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes, 30, who started this season in the Mexican League. He has not pitched anywhere in 27 days.
"We need arms," Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said. "To get those two innings out of Mat Latos yesterday was huge."
At 18-8, the Angels have the best record in the major leagues this month. On Tuesday, they took the lead in the race for the final American League wild-card spot.
But their pitching staff is battered and exhausted. In the past 16 games, their starters have pitched six innings...