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Fuentes not looking over shoulder

Despite the acquisition of Fernando Rodney, Angels closer has no worries

Updated: March 6, 2010, 12:33 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Butcher didn't even think about calling. Well, maybe he thought about it for a couple of seconds, thumbed through the contacts on his cell phone until he got to Brian Fuentes' name before hitting the red cancel button and deciding against it.

But the point is, he didn't call.

In his mind, Fuentes is the Angels' closer and newly signed Fernando Rodney is the flame-throwing set-up man who will spend the majority of this season hearing his name announced in ...

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