• Jason Vargas, out since June 17 because of a blood clot in his left armpit area, is slated to pitch in a rehab game for Triple-A Salt Lake on Thursday, going five innings and throwing 75-80 pitches.
• Peter Bourjos, nursing a fractured right wrist since June 30, is "not quite where he needs to be" with his hitting to go on a rehab assignment just yet, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. Starting a rehab assignment at some point this week is possible, Scioscia added, but doesn't sound likely.
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