Angels Recall Bees Pitcher Greg Jones

Angels Recall Bees Pitcher Greg Jones

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SALT LAKE CITY (April 13, 2007) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have recalled right-handed pitcher Greg Jones from the Salt Lake Bees and placed right-handed pitcher Kelvim Escobar on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to April 9) due to right shoulder irritation.

The Angels have also transferred the contract of right-handed pitcher Steven Shell from double-A Arkansas to Salt Lake. These announcements were made by club Vice President/General Manager Bill Stoneman.

Jones, 30, is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA (4 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 SO) in three games with Salt Lake this season. He owns a lifetime 0-0 record and 5.18 ERA (39 IP - 23 ER) in 29 career games with the Angels. Jones has appeared in the Major Leagues in 2003, 2005 and 2006.

A native of Clearwater, FL, Jones was signed by the Angels as a minor league free agent, Dec. 14, 2004.

Shell, 24, was 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA (4.1 IP, 4 H, 1 BB, 2 SO) with the Travelers this season. A native of Longview, TX, Shell was selected by the Angels in the third round of the 2001 draft.

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