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TUESDAY ANGELS ROUNDUP: Vlad Guerrero Hall of Famer? Torii Hunter Gets Back to work

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Up next for the Angels: Tuesday vs. Tampa Bay - Los Angeles Times
Ervin Santana vs. David Price

Angels 8, Rays 7 - FOX Sports on MSN
"My mom kept telling me there's two more. My brother Wilton had bad math and said it was one more," he said. "It's good it came here in front of the family."

Rays-Angels Preview - FOX Sports on MSN
Maddon hopes to find some answers Tuesday with David Price (5-4, 4.91 ERA) on the mound. Price has won back-to-back starts for the first time in his career. The rookie left-hander, who debuted in the majors last September, gave up two runs in six innings of a 6-4 home victory over Boston last Wednesday. Ervin Santana (4-6, 7.20), who will start for Los Angeles on Tuesday, has been even worse at home than Price has been on the road. The right-hander is 0-4 with a 12.38 ERA in six starts at Angels Stadium.

NBC SPORTS & COVERS.COM: Matchups, Odds, and Injuries

Team Reports - CBSSports.com
Guerrero is 10 for 28 with four home runs in his first week back from his second stint on the disabled list this season. Monday's two-homer game was his first multi-home run game since Sept. 25 of last season against the Seattle Mariners.

Team Reports II - CBSSports.com
OF Torii Hunter is scheduled to start a minor-league injury-rehabilitation assignment with Class A Rancho Cucamonga on Tuesday. Hunter is on track to join the Angels for their weekend series in Baltimore on Friday. He has been out since July 7 with an adductor strain in his right groin.

Hunter hopes to join club this weekend - angelsbaseball.com
Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Monday that injured center fielder Torii Hunter will start his rehab assignment on Tuesday with Class A Rancho Cucamonga, in hopes of rejoining the Angels during their four-game series in Baltimore this weekend.

The races: A great night to be from LA - MLB.com: News
From the beasts of the East to the best of the West, the eyes of the baseball nation have shifted to the left side of the map.

Baseball Digest Daily Blog Diggin’ In The Defensive Dirt (Part 7) — Center Field
More fun with defensive metrics… the center field way!

White Sox Steal Rios - FanGraphs Baseball
Mr. Ricciardi, you drive a hard bargain. You traded away your team’s best position player and in return you get…nothing!

If Vladimir Guerrero's HOF Credentials Were Fuzzy, 400th HR Clears Them Up - Bleacher Report
It crashed high up against the right field foul pole, sealing a victory for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and a Hall of Fame berth for outfielder Vladimir Guerrero. It was home run No. 400 in the slugger's illustrious career, and it couldn't have come at a more opportune time.

Angels plan to call up Trevor Bell to start Wednesday's game - Los Angeles Times
A North Hollywood native, Bell is 3-4 in 11 starts at Salt Lake with a 3.15 earned-run average.

Hired old guns: Some were misfires, some hit bull's-eye - USATODAY.com
The 2009 crop of 30- and 40-somethings who inked one-year deals reflects the risk vs. reward nature of signing hired guns. Their past achievements offer no guarantees of future performance.

Dravecky honored on 20th anniversary of comeback - USATODAY.com
Dravecky pitched eight innings to beat the Cincinnati Reds in his comeback game on Aug. 10, 1989, 10 months after surgery to remove a malignant growth from his pitching arm. The memory of the game still gives chills to those who were at Candlestick Park that day.

August 11 - BR Bullpen
Events, births and deaths that occurred on August 11.
1929 - Babe Ruth hits his 500th career home run, this one off the Indians' Willis Hudlin. Second place all-time is currently Cy Williams with 237 homers.