Angels acquire Kirk Nieuwenhuis

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Halos acquire the left-handed hitting outfielder from the New York Mets for cash considerations.

The 27-year-old Nieuwenhuis is hitting .079/.125/.132 with two doubles and 17 strikeouts in 40 plate appearances. Out of minor by league options, he was designated for assignment by New York last week.

About Eric Denton

Eric Denton
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Eric has covered the Angels for over a decade starting with, and his work appeared regularly on AM830KLAA.Net.

Since the Spring of 2009 he has been a regular guest on “Angel Talk” and “The Drive with Jeff Biggs & Jason Brennan” , “Angels Talk Extra Innings with Jason Brennan & Rex Hudler” and was the former co-host of “Last Call on AM830” with Jason Brennan and Jon Conti.

Eric was born and raised in Orange County and resides in Costa Mesa with his wife and sons.