Dipoto Satisfied with Current Makeup of Angels

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Dipoto Satisfied with Current Makeup of Angels
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- More than two months remain in the offseason, but Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto sounds like a man who's mostly done shopping. On Wednesday, the Angels agreed to two-year contracts with starting pitcher Joe Blanton and reliever Sean Burnett, upping the club's payroll to roughly $140 million, putting the 40-man roster at 39 players and essentially leaving one spot open on the 12-man pitching staff. Speaking from the lobby of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center on Thursday morning, minutes after the Rule 5 Draft and just before boarding a flight back to Southern California, the second-year GM said his pitching staff is now "in pretty good shape" and gave the impression that no other top-tier starters would be added...

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