Greener pastures for Angels outfielders

Like Torii Hunter before him, Vernon Wells is transitioning to real grass, new position

Updated: March 10, 2011, 1:57 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

TEMPE, Arizona -- Torii Hunter and Vernon Wells became friends about 10 years ago while training at Athletes' Performance Institute in the Dallas suburbs. Hunter was a young outfielder with the Minnesota Twins, and Wells was working his way up the Toronto Blue Jays' chain. Soon enough, they began bumping into each other at Dallas Mavericks games and charity golf tournaments. Inevitably, the personable young athletes developed a bond that transcended the weight room.

So it's no surprise ...

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