Dipoto also said LHP Sean Burnett is doing well. Expected to start throwing Jan. 1.
Hardball Talk "The Angels’ two-year $8 million marriage with left-handed reliever Sean Burnett is off to rocky start. Burnett has made just 13 total appearances this season because of elbow issues and now Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times passes along word that he has been shut down for the final two..." August 01
#Angels LHP Sean Burnett out for year. May need surgery.
Weaver (Thursday bullpen) and Madson (extended spring on Wednesday) making progress. Burnett (no throwing for another week) takes step back.
L.A. Daily News "Left-hander Sean Burnett wasn't available to pitch the past two nights, and he won't be back until Thursday at the earliest after experiencing stiffness in his left forearm. "I've been dealing with it off and on the last two weeks," said Burnett, who threw an inning in the Angels' 13-inning win..." April 24
Chicago Tribune "LHP Sean Burnett went for an MRI on his back after feeling stiffness. He missed about 10 days late last spring with a lower back injury. Burnett, 30, went 1-2 with two saves and a 2.38 ERA in 70 relief appearances for the Nationals last year. He signed a free agent deal with the Angels in..." February 19
Los Angeles Times "While one new Angels reliever (Ryan Madson) resumed his throwing program Monday morning, another (Sean Burnett) was shut down because of stiffness in his lower back, a condition Manager Mike Scioscia said he is “not overly concerned about.” Burnett, the former Washington Nationals left-hander..." February 18