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Angels Close to Acquiring Kazmir
LA Times' Bill Shaikin is reporting the Angels are close to acquiring Tampa Bay Rays left-handed starter Scott Kazmir. In return the Rays will be getting minor league left-hander Alex Torres and infielder Matt Sweeney. Marc Tompkin of the St. Petersburg Times is reporting that an announcement will be made after the Rays game tonight. Kazmir, a 25-year old two time All Star with a 8-7 record and a 5.92 ERA, is due $8 million next season, $12 million in 2011 and a club option of $13.5 million in 2012.