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Angels call up hard-throwing rookie Trevor Gott from Salt Lake

Angels call up hard-throwing rookie Trevor Gott from Salt Lake

The Angels added another power-armed rookie to the bullpen Saturday when they called up 22-year-old right-hander Trevor Gott from triple-A Salt Lake. Gott, acquired from San Diego in last July’s Huston Street deal, had a combined earned-run average of 2.25 in 25 games for double-A Arkansas and Salt Lake this season, striking out 30 and walking 12 in 28 innings. He is not exactly sure why or how, but the velocity of his fastball jumped from the 93-mph range last summer to the 96-mph range this season. He has also shown good command of a curve and changeup. “I think it’s just growing up, getting stronger and gaining arm strength,” Gott said. Gott joins fellow...

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