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Los Angeles Angels add pitcher Dillon Peters to roster

Feb 12, 2020; Tempe, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Dillon Peters (52) throws during a spring training workout at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of left-hander Dillon Peters in advance of Wednesday’s home game against the Cleveland Indians.

Peters takes the roster spot of right-hander Jaime Barria, who was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake after Tuesday’s game against the Indians.

Peters, 28, will be making his first appearance of the season with the Angels. He made just one appearance with the club last season and had a 9.90 ERA In two starts at Salt Lake this season.

Peters is 7-8 with a 5.83 ERA in 31 appearances (24 starts) over the past four seasons with the Minnesota Twins and Angels.

Barria, 24, has a 10.50 ERA in two appearances with the Angels this season, throwing 43 pitches over four relief innings Tuesday. In 54 career appearances (44 starts) over four seasons with the Angels, Barria is 15-19 with a 4.60 ERA.

–Field Level Media