Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/27/12

Los Angeles Angels slugger Kendry Morales appears well on his way to making a comeback after missing the past two seasons.

Angels center fielder Peter Bourjos told the Orange County Register that Morales looked "very impressive" at the team's minor league complex.

"I've been hitting with him every day," Bourjos said. "Monday was the first time he took live BP (with a coach throwing) and he was popping them out from both sides."

Morales has not played since May 2010, when he suffered a fractured ankle in a freak accident. He was injured as he jumped up to step on home plate to celebrate a walk-off grand slam with his teammates.

Morales underwent surgery again last year after it was determined that scar tissue and bone cysts needed to be cleaned up in the ankle.

In 2009, Morales belted 34 home runs and drove in 108 runs to finish fifth in the American League MVP voting.

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