Angels Scratch Pineiro Before Start Vs Sox
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles Angels right-hander Joel
Pineiro has been scratched moments before he was scheduled to start
against the Boston Red Sox.
The Angels didn't immediately announce why Pineiro was sidelined
Wednesday for the series finale.Veteran Angels reliever Scot Shields made his first start since
2003 in Pineiro's place.
Pineiro is 10-7 with a 4.18 ERA in his first season with the
Angels. He had won seven straight decisions before losing his last
start in New York last week.
Shields made just the 15th start of his major league career.