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Redemption tale ‘Home Run’ is more like a routine flyball

In “Home Run,” Scott Elrod plays a baseball star who goes home to coach a youth baseball team after getting into trouble.
In “Home Run,” Scott Elrod plays a baseball star who goes home to coach a youth baseball team after getting into trouble.
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The first rule of any baseball movie is that the guys cast to star in it have to look like they can play. And in “Home Run,” Scott Elrod has the build, the swagger and the sweet swing of a big leaguer. That makes him and this thin tale of 12-step redemption credible and watchable, if nothing else. Elrod, a character actor who played a hunk hired to perform the fake film script in “Argo,” ...


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