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AL West News and Rumors
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels and reliever Kevin Jepsen have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,181,250, avoiding arbitration with the hard-throwing right-hander.Share Tweet
Shawn Kelley and the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a $935,000, one-year contract that avoids salary arbitration.Share Tweet
Halos add veteran utility man Hall on Minors dealMLB.com Jan 30, 2013Free-agent infielder Bill Hall has agreed to a Minor League deal with the Angels and will receive an invitation to the club's Major League Spring Training, an industry source confirmed Wednesday.Share Tweet
'Sweet Lou' is a big hit in return to SeattleMLB.com Jan 30, 2013Lou Piniella, who managed the Mariners from 1993-2002, returned to Seattle to serve at the keynote speaker at Wednesday's luncheon for the 48th Hutch Award, which was presented to Giants pitcher Barry Zito in recognition of his community service.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to terms with infielder Andy LaRoche on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.Share TweetInfielder Omar Vizquel, who retired this past season after a 24-year career, is the Los Angeles Angels' new roving infield instructor, MLB.com reported.Share Tweet