Angels Sign Rudy Seanez

MONDAY, 11:08am: Ken Davidoff of Newsday wrote on Saturday that the Angels signed Seanez to a minor league deal.

THURSDAY, 3:18pm: According to Bill Shakin of the L.A. Times, Angels manager Mike Scioscia confirmed his club's interest in Seanez this afternoon, but admitted that a deal might not be finalized for a few weeks.  

"Rudy's arm looks great," said Scioscia, just before adding that the 40-year-old is "going to need some time…  It's not like you're going to see him here in a week or two."  Look for him in early June.

7:41am: According to Mike DiGiovanna of the L.A. Times, the Angels are close to signing journeyman reliever Rudy Seanez to a minor league deal.  Seanez, 40, posted a 3.53 ERA in 43.3 innings for the Phillies last year despite walking 5.2 per nine innings.  The Angels' bullpen needs all the help it can get.

Back on March 23rd, Diamond Leung had an interesting blog post about Seanez.  Check it out.


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