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Angels hope third baseman Kaleb Cowart's bat catches up to his glove

Angels hope third baseman Kaleb Cowart's bat catches up to his glove

Kaleb Cowart has shown in 11 games that he is ready for the big leagues defensively. The Angels third baseman has displayed good range to both sides, a strong and accurate arm, and has charged several slow rollers and made off-balance throws to first base. He also made a difficult catch after a long run of Jason Kipnis' fifth-inning foul popup Saturday night, the play ending with Cowart slipping into the third base dugout in Progressive Field. "From a defensive perspective, you couldn't ask much more from a major league third baseman," Manager Mike Scioscia said. "He's made every play. He's made a lot of tough plays look easy. He has great tools."...

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