Torii Hunter back with Angels after son's arrest

Associated Press  |  Last updated May 28, 2012
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Torii Hunter has returned to the Los Angeles Angels after a two-week absence to deal with his teenage son's arrest. The veteran outfielder didn't come off the Angels' restricted list Monday before they opened a three-game series with the New York Yankees, but Hunter thinks he'll be ready to play soon. Hunter left the Angels on May 14 after 17-year-old Darius McClinton-Hunter was arrested in a sexual assault case in Prosper, Texas, the Dallas suburb where Torii Hunter's family lives. Hunter is hopeful the case will be thrown out by police and prosecutors, saying much about the story doesn't add up. He also says the family is prepared to go through any legal channel to clear his son's name. The Angels are 9-5 without Hunter, climbing out of last place.
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