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“I think it’s going to take a little pressure off of Torii from having to go line to line and gap to gap _ and let him focus on being the best right fielder in the game,” Scioscia said.

To make room for Bourjos on the 25-man roster, the Angels optioned right-hander Bobby Cassevah to Salt Lake. He had a 5.56 ERA in seven relief outings.