• C.J. Wilson's Children's Charities will host the fifth annual "Throw Strikes" bowling tournament on Thursday, Sept. 19, at Bowlmor Anaheim from 6-10 p.m. PT. The event will include food, drinks, prizes for top bowlers and a raffle, with all proceeds benefiting patients at the Hematology Clinic of CHOC Children's Hospital and The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center at Children's Los Angeles.
• Right-hander Billy Buckner cleared waivers for the third time this season on Sunday and was outrighted to Triple-A Salt Lake. Buckner, 30, has posted a 4.67 ERA in 17 1/3 innings for the Angels this season.
• Angels outfielder Brandon Bayardi, currently with Rookie-level Orem, was handed a 50-game suspension on Monday for violating Major League Baseball's Drug Policy. Bayardi tested positive for Methylhexanamine, a dietary supplement.
• Hamilton, 1-for-3 with two walks in the Angels' 6-5 win over the Rays on Tuesday night, was removed for the bottom of the ninth with what Scioscia said was a "tender" left shoulder from throwing.
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