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