Angels demote A.J. Schugel, Brandon Sisk and Travis Witherspoon.

The Angels reassigned pitcher A.J. Schugel to their minor-league camp, optioned pitcher Brandon Sisk to Triple-A Salt Lake and optioned outfielder Travis Witherspoon to Double-A Arkansas.

Schguel pitched five spring innings, allowing 10 hits, four runs (all earned), one walk, and striking out two. The 23-year-old finished last season at Double-A, where he started 27 games.

Witherspoon hit .417 (5-for-12) with a home run, double and seven RBIs. He also stole a base. A 12th-round draft pick by the Angels in 2009, the 23-year-old split last season between the High-A California League and Double-A Arkansas.

Sisk, who was acquired from the Kansas City Royals in the Ervin Santana trade, allowed one hit and one run in two spring innings.

The Angels now have 50 players in major-league camp.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.