Angels get Vargas, peddle Morales
The Los Angeles Angels have traded power hitter Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners for lefthander Jason Vargas. Morales became expendable after the Angels signed slugger Josh Hamilton.
Morales, 29, hit .273 with 22 home runs and 73 RBIs last season. Vargas, 29, led Seattle in wins, going 14-11 with a 3.85 ERA.
The Red Sox officially signed right-hander Ryan Dempster to a two-