Tommy Hanson leaves game with triceps tightness

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Ruh-roh for the Angels:

ESPN’s Jim Bowden says that Hanson “grabbed his shoulder.” It’s officially being called “triceps tightness.”

Not good. Especially given how poorly he’s pitched so far this spring and the injury issues which have dogged him the past couple of seasons.

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UPDATE, 6:15 PM: According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, Hanson said after the game that he feels “fine.” There is no MRI scheduled and the 26-year-old righty expects to make his next Cactus League start.

Angels sign Chris Young to one-year deal

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The Angels went on a Chris binge yesterday. In addition to signing Chris Carter to a minor league deal they signed Chris Young — the outfielder Chris Young, not the pitcher Chris Young — to a one-year contract. Young will make $2 million with incentives that could make the pact more valuable.

Young, 34, hit .235/.322/.387 with seven home runs in a part-time role last season with the Red Sox. He’s historically been a plus defender and has handled all three outfield positions in the past, but he’s really a corner guy/platoon DH these days. Not that the Angels need a center fielder. Rumor has it that they have a pretty decent one.