{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Hamstring improving for Halos reliever Downs

Hamstring improving for Halos reliever Downs

|
Hamstring improving for Halos reliever Downs
ANAHEIM -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Tuesday that reliever Scott Downs, who tweaked his hamstring warming up on Saturday, was feeling better.

The left-hander is considered day to day.

Asked if Downs could pitch Tuesday night, Scioscia said, "We'll evaluate to see his availability."

Scioscia did confirm, however, that Downs still hasn't thrown in the bullpen and that he's a question mark. As for whether Downs might wind up on the disabled list, Scioscia responded, "Right now, it doesn't look like a DL. Hopefully, he's made enough progress in the last two days that he's close."

Scioscia believes that he has enough arms for the two-game series against the White Sox.

"Hisanori [Takahashi] has pitched late in the game and he'd be available to do that," he said.

"Depending on how we match up, we have Fernando [Rodney] and [Bobby] Cassevah and, obviously, Jordan [Walden] in the back end, so we have arms that can get us in a position we want."

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español