Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/8/14
They are not words Los Angeles Angels fans are eager to hear. "We're not putting a specific date on it right now," manager Mike Scioscia said of outfielder Vernon Wells' imminent return. "But he's close, there's no doubt, and he's getting closer." Wells went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run Tuesday night in his fifth game on a rehab assignment with Class AAA Salt Lake. Wells has gone 8-for-20 with a double, two home runs and three stolen bases in his first game action since tearing a ligament in his right thumb May 20. "The thumb feels good. It's just a matter of getting the body back into baseball shape," Wells said of his rehab. "What we've been doing the past couple weeks is getting me prepared for this moment, especially my hand, and now it's just the body, just being on your feet at different times and standing around, then having to sprint. It's just putting different muscles in play." Wells is expected to play a couple more games with Salt Lake and then rejoin the Ange...
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