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Torii Hunter on restricted list, son charged with sex assault

Torii Hunter reacts to striking out against the

Torii Hunter reacts to striking out against the Minnesota Twins. (May 8, 2012) Credit: Getty Images

Update: Hunter tweeted later Monday night: "This is very tough for a father. Thanks for ur prayers and support. Be Blessed everyone!"

Original story: The Los Angeles Angels tweeted that outfielder Torii Hunter has been placed on the restricted list due to a personal matter, and that personal matter appears to be the arrest of his son on sexual assault charges.

Deadspin picked up a report from NBCDFW.com that names Hunter's son, 17-year-old Darius McClinton-Hunter, as one of four Prosper High School students (Texas) charged with sexual assault of a child. Another student was charged with unlawful restraint.

The Angels called up Ryan Langerhans to replace Hunter on the roster.

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