Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/26/12
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Outfielder Torii Hunter turned 37 years old earlier this month, but he has been playing like a much younger man over the last six weeks. "I wouldn't say (Hunter looks) rejuvenated because I don't know that I've ever seen Torii really down," manager Mike Scioscia said. "There's a frustration factor with every player and Torii certainly has it when he's not performing the way he thinks he can or the team isn't. "But we've been playing good baseball, more consistent baseball and I think he's excited about where he is on the field and where he is with this group of guys too." Scioscia might not say Hunter looks rejuvenated this season by the dynamism of rookie OF Mike Trout and the chance to return to the playoffs after two years away, but Hunter will. "I thank Mike Scioscia for letting me hit in that 2-hole, letting me utilize my skills," Hunter said. "I do have a sense of rejuvenation." Hunter was hitting only .238 on June 7, having gone through a difficult stretch in May w...
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