The Atlanta Braves have added a needed left-hander to their bullpen by acquiring Scott Downs from the Los Angeles Angels for minor league righty Cory Rasmus.
Derek Norris asks for pinch hitting advice from Oakland hitting coach Chili Davis and other veterans who have played in the NL.
The Los Angeles Angels placed reliever Scott Downs on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a strained left shoulder.
Jered Weaver scattered three hits over eight innings in his final start before heading to his third straight All-Star game, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 on Saturday night.
Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia says Jordan Walden has been moved out of the closer’s role and will be replaced by Scott Downs.
The Los Angeles Angels and reliever Scott Downs have agreed to a $15 million, three-year deal.