Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 8/22/13
The August 22nd, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Vargas and Aybar come off waivers, Buckner recalled, Cowgill optioned and much more... The Story: The waiver period expired on Jason Vargas and Erick Aybar and both players remained with the team. The Monkey Says: As of this writing it is unclear whether or not they both passed through waivers or if either was pulled back. Further tweets from DiGiovanna intimated that Vargas is here to stay but that maybe Aybar's status was not fully decided yet. It is worth noting that if either had been claimed, the claiming team would 48 hours from the end of the waiver period to work something out. The Story: The Angels optioned Collin Cowgill to Triple-A, added Billy Buckner to the active roster and transferred Robert Coello to the 60-day DL. The Monkey Says: This has nothing to do with the promised rotation changes. Buckner was an emergency promotion to have another arm available the day after the Angels
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