Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 12/5/12
Multiple sources are reporting that the Angels are finalizing a two-year deal, with a club option, with left-handed reliever Sean Burnett. #Angels have signed LH RP Sean Burnett to a 2-year deal with a club option, source said. Pending physical. — Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) December 5, 2012 Alden Gonzalez is also reporting the money should be less than the $9.5 million that Kyuji Fujikawa got on his two-year deal with the Cubs, so this seems to be a perfectly reasonable signing from a financial standpoint if that proves true.  In adding Burnett, the Angels not only improve their overall bullpen depth but they've given themselves more flexibility since they now have two lefties for what seems like the first time in the Scisocia era.  This should free up Scioscia to break away from more traditional bullpen roles and use Scott Downs, who is also effective against righties, in any variety of situations.  Burnett is no slouch against righties either, but they do hit
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