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Normally a starter, Tyler Anderson will come out of the Angels' bullpen before the All-Star break. With only two games remaining before the break, Griffin Canning and Reid Detmers are set to start against the Dodgers.

Angels manager Phil Nevin told reporters that Anderson would take on a role as a reliever before the game Wednesday night.

Anderson has had a disappointing first half of the season, posting a 5.20 ERA and a 1.53 WHIP in 15 starts. Compared to Anderson's 2.57 ERA last year, this season has been quite a drop off.

Anderson pitched in relief twice last year, allowing a combined 4 hits and 2 earned runs in 8 innings.

Canning and Detmers are having comparably better seasons than Anderson, who has started all but six games in his career. Canning holds a 4.29 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP in 13 starts, while Detmers has a 3.72 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP.

As a starting rotation, the Angels are below average in Major League Baseball. Three of the typical Angels' starters have ERAs above 4, however the Angels still have the top-ten lowest team ERAs in baseball.

With two games remaining before the All-Star break, Anderson and the Angels have a tall task ahead of them with a rematch against the Dodgers, who swept them at home last month.