The Angels have claimed 25-year old righty swinging SS Thomas Field off waivers from the Twins. Field played in 2 games for the Rockies last year and he was 0 for 2 (.000 avg, .333 OPS). He also played in 121 games in AAA-ball last year for the Rockies in which he was 107 of 435 (.246 avg, .715 OPS) with 74 runs scored, 8 homers, 49 RBIs and 4 stolen bases. Field has now played in 18 games in his first two years in the majors and he is 13 of 50 (.260 avg, .575 OPS) with 4 runs scored, 0 homers and 3 RBIs. Field will get a shot to win a bench job next spring.