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Fernando Salas | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Angels recalled RHP Fernando Salas from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Salas holds a solid 3.14 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP in 34 1/3 innings this year for the Angels. He'll operate in middle relief. Aug 3 - 11:04 AM

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Angels optioned RHP Fernando Salas to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Salas has a 3.14 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP in 34 1/3 innings this year for the Angels. He'll be back soon.
Jul 26 - 5:04 PM

Angels activated RHP Fernando Salas from the 15-day disabled list.

Salas has been out with a sore shoulder but got clearance to return after getting through one rehab appearance with no issues. Michael Roth was sent down in a corresponding move.
Jul 6 - 1:29 PM

Fernando Salas (shoulder) will begin a minor league rehab assignment on Friday with Class-A Inland Empire.

It is expected to be a very brief assignment for the veteran right-hander, who could return to the Angels bullpen before the end of the weekend. He has been sidelined since June 15 with inflammation in his right shoulder.
Jul 4 - 6:54 PM

Fernando Salas (shoulder) could go on a short rehab assignment.

The Angels were hoping to activate him Thursday, but he had a bullpen session before the game that manager Mike Scioscia deemed "not quite as crisp" as hit others. "But he's close," Scioscia cautioned. "Nothing major."
Jul 3 - 10:51 PM

Fernando Salas (shoulder) threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Sunday.

Salas was able to throw all of his pitches and didn't have any issues. He'll throw another bullpen session Tuesday and should be allowed to face hitters after that. Salas should be ready to rejoin the Angels' bullpen pretty soon.
Jun 29 - 12:28 PM

Fernando Salas (shoulder) played catch on Tuesday.

It's the first time he's done any throwing since he was placed on the disabled list on June 15 with right shoulder inflammation. There's no timetable for Salas' return to the mound. He's put up a 2.96 ERA over 27 1/3 relief innings for the Angels this season.
Jun 24 - 8:05 PM

Angels placed RHP Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.

Salas has done a nice job out of the Angels bullpen this season, registering a 2.96 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 28/11 K/BB ratio over his 27 1/3 innings. In a corresponding move, Dane De La Rosa was recalled from Triple-A to take his place in the bullpen.
Jun 15 - 5:21 PM

Angels avoided arbitration with RHP Fernando Salas by agreeing to a one-year, $870,000 contract.

Salas was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter. Acquired from the Cardinals in November via trade, the right-hander has posted a 4.36 ERA over the last two seasons.
Jan 17 - 4:10 PM

Angels acquired RHP Fernando Salas and 3B David Freese from the Cardinals in exchange for OFs Peter Bourjos and Randal Grichuk.

Salas was terrific for the Cards in 2011, but he's been up-and-down the last two seasons, posting a 4.36 ERA. He's arbitration-eligible for the first time this offseason and could have been a non-tender candidate. The Angels will use him in middle relief.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 03:05:00 PM

Cardinals recalled RHP Fernando Salas from Triple-A Memphis.

Salas will be available out of the Cardinals' bullpen on Tuesday night. The right-hander has posted a pedestrian 4.79 ERA in 20 2/3 innings of relief this season.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 04:40:00 PM

Cardinals optioned RHP Fernando Salas to Triple-A Memphis.

Salas gave up three runs over 1 2/3 innings in Monday's loss to the Pirates, so the Cardinals sent him down in order to get a fresh arm for Tuesday's doubleheader. He should be back later this summer.
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 12:39:00 PM

Cardinals recalled RHP Fernando Salas from Triple-A Memphis.

Salas was optioned to Memphis last month after recovering from a shoulder ailment, but he's earned his way back with a 0.77 ERA and 11/1 K/BB ratio over 11 2/3 Triple-A innings. He'll be used in middle relief.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 12:24:00 PM

The Cardinals will recall Fernando Salas from Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

Salas will provide bullpen depth after being demoted to Triple-A last month. The 28-year-old right-hander returns to a 3.86 ERA and 1.10 WHIP in 16 1/3 innings of relief this season.
Thu, Jul 18, 2013 03:40:00 PM

Cardinals activated RHP Fernando Salas from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Memphis.

Salas is recovered from his right shoulder injury, but the Cardinals want him to get in more work against Triple-A competition. The 28-year-old right-hander has a 3.86 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 12/3 K/BB ratio in 16 1/3 innings of relief this season out of the St. Louis bullpen.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 05:27:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Chris Iannetta
2Hank Conger
3Jackson Williams
4John Buck
1B1Albert Pujols
2B1Howie Kendrick
SS1Erick Aybar
2John McDonald
3Shawn O'Malley
3B1David Freese
2Gordon Beckham
3Luis Jimenez
LF1Josh Hamilton
2Grant Green
CF1Mike Trout
2Tony Campana
RF1Kole Calhoun
2Alfredo Marte
3Collin Cowgill
DH1C.J. Cron
2Efren Navarro
3Brennan Boesch
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jered Weaver
2C.J. Wilson
3Hector Santiago
4Matt Shoemaker
5Garrett Richards
6Tyler Skaggs
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Huston Street
2Joe Smith
3Jason Grilli
4Kevin Jepsen
5Joe Thatcher
6Mike Morin
7Fernando Salas
8Yoslan Herrera
9Michael Roth
10Cam Bedrosian
11Cory Rasmus
12Vinnie Pestano
13Sean Burnett
14Brian Moran