The Los Angeles Angels are set to play their first full week of spring training games, and this week offers five of the seven games on television. The regulars will start to play this week, beginning with Vernon Wells, Bobby Abreu, and Torii Hunter today making their spring debuts. Here is a look at the schedule for this week ahead (all times PST):
- Today: vs. Oakland, 12:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West)
- Tuesday: vs. Cincinnati, 12:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West)
- Wednesday: at Texas, 12:05 p.m.
- Thursday: vs. Kansas City, 12:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West)
- Friday: vs. White Sox, 12:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West)
- Saturday: at Milwaukee, 12:05 p.m.
- Sunday: vs. Arizona, 12:05 p.m. (Fox Sports West)
Today, Joel Pineiro is starting against Oakland, making his first start of the spring. Also scheduled to pitch today for the Angels are Matt Palmer, Andrew Taylor, Jason Bulger, and Ryan Brasier. Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register has today's Angels lineup:
3B Maicer Izturis
DH Bobby Abreu
RF Torii Hunter
LF Vernon Wells
2B Howie Kendrick
SS Erick Aybar
1B Mark Trumbo
C Jeff Mathis
CF Peter Bourjos
RHP Joel Pineiro
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