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Angels interested in veteran left-hander Darren Oliver

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Anaheim apparently isn’t done spending yet.

According to’s Alden Gonzalez, the Angels are looking to add a free agent reliever to their bullpen and have been in contact recently with the representatives for veteran southpaw Darren Oliver.

Oliver, 41, posted a 2.29 ERA and 44/11 K/BB ratio in 51 innings this past year for the Rangers, holding left-handed hitters to a .227/.269/.318 batting line. Texas has expressed interest in bringing him back, and a few other teams have been in contact.

The Halos already have two lefties in line for 2012 bullpen spots -- Scott Downs and Hisanori Takahashi -- but they’ve made moves of excess in other areas and may do the same in bolstering their relief corps.