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Mike Napoli Out, Jeff Mathis In...

Everything Happens At Once!

A big shuffle on an off-day:

Mike Napoli has gone to the Disabled List. Catching perma-prospect Jeff Mathis will replace him...

Garret Anderson has re-joined the Angels. Outfielder Nick Gorneault moves back to Salt Lake City to make room...

Maicer Izturis has finished his rehab and was removed from the Disabled List today as well. To make room for E.T.-Izzy, infielder Erick Aybar has also been placed on the 15-day Disabled List with a contusion to the hand.

Official Link-to-Announcement of musical chairs...

ANALYSIS:
Anderson must be tested in LF or he is practically just a PH at this point relative to the talent the Angels have at the Major League Level.

Napoli will be out six weeks with a high ankle sprain according to the L.A. Times, making Jose Molina a now-or-never backstop and allowing Jeff Mathis the chance to prove his 4-A mettle once again...

All Izzy coming back means is that Scioscia's faith in Aybar's pinch-hitting will have to be mis-placed on someone else...