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17 former Kernels make Angels opening day roster


The Cedar Rapids Kernels will have 17 alumni in an Angels uniform when the Major League Baseball season opens on Thursday.

They are:

Kevin Jepsen, Mike Kohn, Ervin Santana, Rich Thompson and Jordan Walden

Hank Conger, Jeff Mathis and Bobby Wilson

Erick Aybar, Alberto Callaspo, Howie Kendrick, Mark Trumbo and Brandon Wood

Peter Bourjos and Chris Pettit.

Pitcher Bobby Cassevah and infielder Freddy Sandoval will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list.

The Angels wrapped up their Spring Training schedule with a 5-1 win over the LA Dodgers on Tuesday.

They open the regular season on Thursday in Kansas City.

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