Found May 14, 2012 on
Just Sports And Just Us:
Torii Hunter won't be in the Los Angeles Angels' lineup for an undisclosed amount of time because his son has been arrested in connection with to a sexual assault in Prosper,Texas. Hunter has been placed on the restricted list
by the Angels.
Hunter's son, Darius McClinton-Hunter,
was arrested along with four other students at Prosper High School on charges related to sexual assault.
The investigation into the alleged sexual assault was reported about a month ago "and culminated with the arrest of these five individuals today," said Prosper Assistant Police Chief Gary McHone.
"There's a lot of information we're receiving to date in terms of the actual alleged offenses," he said. "That's still part of our ongoing investigation."
McClinton-Hunter's attorney, Todd Shapiro says the family is upset and devastated.
"Everybody is devastated," he said. "They're very upset. He's a 17-year-old kid. He has a very bright future; he still does. He's a very good student. He's a good athlete. He has a lot going for him."
I feel bad for Hunter, but I feel worse for the victim who'll have to relive this through a trial and have to fight through the mental torture for the rest of their life.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Torii Hunter was placed on the Angels’ restricted list on Monday after it was announced that Hunter’s son had been arrested for sexual assault. 17-year-old Darius McClinton-Hunter was reportedly arrested, along with five other suspects, after a month long investigation into a sexual assault of a child.
Hunter left the team on Monday and when Hunter will return is anyone’s guess...
The son of Angels center fielder Torii Hunter has been arrested along with five other students at Prosper (Texas) High in connection with a sexual assault investigation, according to the Associated Press. Darius McClinton-Hunter made bail and was released from jail Monday after being arrested. McClinton-Hunter was arrested following an investigation that began a month [...]
ANAHEIM, Calif. Even when things were at their worst, Ervin Santana remained steady. He never changed his stuff, never lost his confidence, never blamed the Angels' offense for his string of losses.
He just kept pitching.
Santana figured it would pay off; he just didn't know when. But now he's won two starts in a row, and maybe it's a sign that the Angels are finding...
The May 14th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels ...
Ervin Santana (OAK, @SD)
After an atrocious April (0-5, 6.16 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 10 homers surrendered in five outings), Santana has considerably calmed down in May, submitting two straight quality starts with a 2.93 ERA in 15.1 innings of work. Oakland and San Diego are cellar dwellers in most offensive categories this season, giving Santana an opportunity to continue...
Was Mickey Hatcher encouraging Albert Pujols to spend 2012 doing the best Wilson Valdez impression he could? The Angels fired their long-standing hitting coach last night in an attempt to revive an offense that is on pace to set a record for futility in at least one category. It’s an understandable move in some ways; it won’t hurt to change things up even if Hatcher can hardly...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ervin Santana struck out nine during 7 2-3 innings of four-hit ball, Albert Pujols drove in two runs with infield singles, and the Los Angeles Angels rebounded from yet another shutout loss with a 4-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Mike Trout went 3 for 4 with a homer and three runs scored for the Angels, who finally produced enough...
By Brian Waller, AngelsWin.com Columnist
No matter which team you follow, there are just some players that you respect. Kevin Millar has always been one of those players. Millar can easily be defined as a team player, a guy his teammates rally around and someone who plays the game of baseball the right way. Angelswin.com recently had an opportunity to interview Millar about a number...
ARLINGTON, Texas Jered Weaver was not auditioning for "American Idol," but as he walked off the mound in the fourth inning Sunday night, he sang along to his own exit music.
While the song "Hit the Road, Jack" played over the stadium public address system, Weaver could be seen mouthing the words to the Ray Charles hit.
"I was singing the song, 'Hit...
After getting shutout for the eighth time last night, the Angels responded the only way they knew how, pitching a shutout of their own. That would be the fifth time that they have been on the good end of a shutout, meaning in 13 of their 34 games this season, one team has not scored. Feel the excitement!
But seriously, this was actually a very encouraging effort from the Angels...
Ervin Santana struck out nine during 7 2-3 innings of four-hit ball, Albert Pujols drove in two runs with infield singles, and the Los Angeles Angels rebounded from yet another shutout loss with a 4-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Mike Trout went 3 for 4 with a homer and three runs scored for the Angels, who finally produced enough offense to back a strong...
With one of his best showings at the plate this season, Albert Pujols took another step toward ending his early season struggles.
The high-priced first baseman, though, will have to continue that work and try to rediscover his power with a new hitting coach when the Los Angeles Angels begin a two-game set against the visiting Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Pujols is 8 for...
ARLINGTON, Texas The Los Angeles Angels decided to challenge the best hitter in baseball when they didn't have to. Already trailing by four runs in the fourth inning, Angels manager Mike Scioscia allowed his ace, Jered Weaver, to pitch to Josh Hamilton with one out and runners on second and third.
Weaver may have thrown a no-hitter earlier this month, but he had just given...
Perhaps you heard: El Hombre is El Stinko.
A month and a half into his first year playing for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Albert Pujols might as well be Mario Mendoza. The 240 million man has so far hit only one home run as he nears 150 at-bats. He's batting below .200 and slugging below .300. Among the not-so-illustrious names with better 2012 power numbers than Pujols...