The Angels claimed right-handed pitcher Vicente Campos off waivers from Arizona on Friday. It is their fourth successful waiver claim already this off-season.
Campos, 24, was a valued prospect with the New York Yankees while Angels General Manager Billy Eppler worked there.
The Yankees traded Campos to Arizona in July for setup man Tyler Clippard. Campos made his major league debut in August, pitching 5 2/3 innings, before undergoing surgery for a broken arm in September. The Arizona Republic reported he’s expected to sit out eight months, meaning he would miss the start of next season.
Players on the 60-day disabled list do not count toward the...