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Reliever Kevin Jepsen rejoins Angels after missing Saturday's game

Kevin Jepsen will be back in the Angels' bullpen -- and the right-hander expects to be available to pitch -- Sunday night against the Minnesota Twins after being sent back to the team hotel before Saturday's game because of a throat infection.

Jepsen woke up Friday morning with a sore throat, body aches and a fever. He was in the bullpen but did not pitch in Friday night's game, but he felt so ill Saturday that he returned to the team's Minneapolis hotel before the game. But Jepsen, who is on antibiotics, said he was able to eat breakfast Sunday morning, his first meal in two days.

"I feel better," Jepsen said before Sunday night's game. "I just don't have any energy."

-- Mike DiGiovanna in Minneapolis

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