Angels’ Hank Conger homers in Futures Game


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The hometown guy made the hometown team proud. Hank Conger hit a three-run home run in Sunday’s Futures Game at Angel Stadium.

Conger, 22, grew up in Huntington Beach, and friends and family are in attendance. The Angels selected him in the first round of the 2005 draft.

In his first season at triple-A Salt Lake, he is batting .279, with five home runs in 69 games. He also has a .378 on-base percentage, with 39 walks and 38 strikeouts.


-- Bill Shaikin