Kaleb Cowart, four others re-assigned to minor-league camp.

Angels pregame workout

Kaleb Cowart, Randal Grichuk, Taylor Lindsey, Eric Stamets and Alex Yarbrough are headed to the Angels’ minor-league camp after the team trimmed its spring training camp roster to 53 on Friday.

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Angels spring training preview: Outfielders

Peter Bourjos

Is there a more talented collection of outfielders than the Angels’ Mike Trout, Peter Bourjos and Josh Hamilton? Maybe in Los Angeles. Maybe in Cleveland.

Regardless, the starting three in Anaheim are rather enviable. The glaring issues: New center fielder Peter Bourjos batted just .220 in a platoon situation last year, fourth outfielder Vernon Wells has hit .222 since coming to Anaheim, and there isn’t much depth after that. The NRIs in this group don’t pose a serious threat to make the opening-day roster, but one or more could move up with an outstanding spring. Otherwise it’s a long dropoff from the starters to the bench.

Here’s what to watch for in spring:

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