Angels sign former Mariners pitcher Pauley

Angels sign former Mariners pitcher Pauley

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Angels agreed to terms on a Minor League contract with veteran right-hander David Pauley on Friday. Pauley won't be invited to big league camp, but will probably appear in some Cactus League games and may eventually help provide some depth in the Angels' bullpen or starting rotation.

Pauley put up a 2.15 ERA in 39 relief appearances for the Mariners at the start of 2011 -- his only full season in the Majors -- but a 5.95 ERA in 14 games for the Tigers down the stretch. The 28-year-old has posted a 4.52 ERA in parts of four seasons in the big leagues, with 20 of his 81 appearances -- and the vast majority of his Minor League outings -- coming as a starter.

The Angels could use some depth to their pitching staff right now, with fifth-starter candidate Jerome Williams still recovering from a strained left hamstring and reliever Bobby Cassevah out of action with inflammation in his right shoulder.