• The Angels released right-hander Mike Ekstron from Triple-A Salt Lake. Ekstrom had a 5.19 ERA in 26 innings for Salt Lake this season.
• On Aug. 12, the baseball field at Millville High School in Millville, N.J., will be dedicated as Mike Trout Field. Trout donated funds for the renovations of the field at his former high school.
• Reliever Sean Burnett underwent surgery to repair the torn flexor tendon in his left elbow. Dr. James Andrews performed the operation. Burnett will begin physical therapy in 10-14 days and is expected to be healthy for the start of Spring Training.
• Howie Kendrick did not participate in the Angels' pregame workout on Wednesday, but the second baseman was out on the field and interacting with his teammates.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Kendrick "is feeling a little better."