Shane Robinson re-signs minor league deal with Angels


The Angels have re-signed outfielder Shane Robinson to a minor league deal.

Robinson was designated for assignment earlier this month and opted for free agency, but re-signed with the Angels anyway.

Robinson, 32, spent most of the season in the majors with the Angels last season, hitting .173 in 65 games. He is a career .228 hitter with a .295 on-base percentage in parts of seven major league seasons.

On Tuesday, the Angels also claimed infielder Nolan Fontanta on waivers from the Houston Astros.

Fontana, 25, has a career .237 average and .379 on-base percentage in five minor league seasons. He is a left-handed hitter who plays primarily shortstop and second base, but can also play the outfield.

The Angels view Fontana as a possible utility infielder in the majors. He still has options this season, which makes him valuable. Gregorio Petit, who filled that role for…


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