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• Veteran infielder Bill Hall, out since Feb. 27 because of tightness in his right quad, is running on the field, but Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Sunday that he "probably needs about three or four more days" before he can appear in games again. "He's feeling much better," Scioscia added, "but not quite where he needs to be."

• Scioscia, a Pennsylvania native of Italian descent, isn't surprised to see Team Italy go 2-1 in Pool D to advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic. "Those guys can swing the bat, not just the Italian-Americans but some of the guys who are native Italians," Scioscia said. "They didn't show their best pitching when they played us [on Wednesday], but they obviously have some arms that are performing well. They're showing really well in it. But I'm more excited to see Team USA, to be honest with you."

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• Hank Conger, competing for the backup catcher spot, made three throwing errors on Sunday -- one on an attempted steal of second and two on attempted pickoffs at first base -- and has made five errant throws on the spring. Conger did hit a homer though, and has a .412 Cactus League batting average.

• Reliever Brandon Sisk and starting pitching prospect A.J. Schugel were reassigned to Minor League camp on Sunday, the two players confirmed. The Angels will officially announce all their latest roster moves on Monday.

Alden Gonzalez is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Gonzo and "The Show", and follow him on Twitter @Alden_Gonzalez. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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