December 22, 2014
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Vernon Wells has a left hamstring injury that could sideline him for most of spring training.
Wells was hurt during drills on Monday. It's the same hamstring
that kept him out for a month last season. The two-time All-Star
was scheduled for an MRI late in the day and the team was waiting
Wells missed 52 games due to injuries in 2008. He broke his left
wrist making a sliding catch early in the season, then returned to
the disabled list July 10 with a strained left hamstring.
A three-time Gold Glove winner, Wells batted .300 with 20 home
runs and 78 RBIs in 108 games last year.
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