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Angels reward reliever Luke Bard, and his brother Daniel is pleased

TEMPE, Ariz. - The announcement that reliever Luke Bard would join the Los Angeles Angels' 40-man roster was not much of a surprise to manager Brad Ausmus. "He was?" he asked when a reporter mentioned the news.

Of course he was.

"I think it was pretty much unanimous that he should be added," Ausmus said.

With the outstanding spin rate of his pitches as well

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