Mike Scioscia

Angels report: With Alex Meyer out, they have few options for a starting pitcher

Angels report: With Alex Meyer out, they have few options for a starting pitcher

The Angels have a vacant rotation spot and little time to find someone to fill it. Inflammation in Alex Meyer’s throwing shoulder forced the team to place the 27-year-old right-hander on the disabled list.

For now, they have four starters on their roster. They will need a fifth come Saturday in Toronto, and they lack an obvious in-house replacement. The only healthy starting pitcher in the minors from the club’s 40-man roster is right-hander Daniel Wright, who started Tuesday for triple-A Salt Lake and would thus be on short rest.

Deploying a bevy of bullpen arms is an option, according to manager Mike Scioscia. Rushing back...

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