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Fun with the news wire: Angels in the Outfield?

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angles_in_the_outfield.jpgA few months back, when I was less mature than I am currently, it was commonplace to have a little fun with the slugs on the AP News Wire. Indiana-Jones and Walrus-Suit were just two examples of the sometimes wildly misleading titles we are forced to sift through. Today, we have another.

BC-BBA-Angels-Outfield,0397Angels Guerrero, Hunter closer to return to action
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Ñ The Los Angeles Angels are getting closer to having Vladimir Guerrero and Torii Hunter back in their lineup.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Friday that both Guerrero and Hunter are making good progress and that it is possible that both could be playing as soon as next week.
ÒVlad ran the bases today and that was a huge step for him and Torii went through some agility drills and hit,Ó Scioscia said prior to his teamÕs game at Minnesota. ÒVlad has made a lot of progress in the last four, five days. HeÕs getting close.

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"Angels in the Outfield," for those of you have forgotten, was the feel-good story of a down-on-his-luck youngster and the sudden interest angels took in the then-California Angels' pennant chances. It starred Christopher Lloyd, a young Joseph Gordon-Levitt and featured brilliant work from Tony Danza, who played a pitcher in the twilight of his career.

Add it to your NetFlix queue immediately.

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