Sunday, bloody Sunday: Angels trim camp roster by nine.

In what amounted to a spring training bloodbath, the Angels cut nine players from their major-league camp roster Sunday.

Among the notable names sent out, Chad Cordero was reassigned to the Angels’ minor-league camp and right-hander Brad Mills was claimed off of outright waivers by the Texas Rangers.

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Angels spring training preview: Relief pitchers.

Ernesto FrieriThe Angels added a potential closer in Ryan Madson and a proven lefty specialist in Sean Burnett. How all the bullpen roles shake out, and who will be the seventh reliever, are important questions that need to be resolved in spring training.

Only two teams blew more saves than the Angels’ 22 last year. That and a lousy all-around first month cost them a playoff berth, and the rebuilt bullpen needs to be better in 2013. Here’s the complete list of spring training invitees (non-roster invitees in parentheses):

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