Josh Hamilton Strained Calf, Out at Least 2 Weeks

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will be sidelined for at least two weeks because of a strained calf muscle, and pitcher C.J. Wilson does not appear to be seriously hurt after getting struck on the head by a line drive in batting practice.

Both players were injured during a spring training workout Tuesday.

Hamilton struggled in his first season with the Angels after agreeing to a $125 million, five-year contract, hitting .250 with 21 homers and 79 RBIs. The 2010 AL MVP reported to spring training 20 pounds heavier than last year after losing about 25 pounds following the 2012 season.

Hamilton left the clubhouse on crutches Tuesday after getting hurt during a baserunning drill.


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