Josh Hamilton 32 | Left Field

Los Angeles Angels

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Mon. Apr 14, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Hamilton (thumb) will not take part in baseball activities until May 2, MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez reports. Impact: Hamilton will transition from a soft cast on his thumb to a removable splint beginning Friday, but he'll still be limited to off-field workouts through the rest of April. His recovery timetable is expected to last a total of six-to-eight weeks, sidelining him until at least late May.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Hamilton (thumb) underwent surgery Friday, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports. Impact: Manager Mike Scioscia confirmed Hamilton experienced no complications during the procedure. Hamilton remains on track to miss the next six-to-eight weeks.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 9, 2014
News: Hamilton will be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks because of a torn ligament in his left thumb that needs surgery. The 2010 AL MVP Hamilton was injured during Tuesday night's game against Seattle during a headfirst slide into first base. Impact: Los Angeles said an MRI Wednesday revealed a complete tear of the thumb's ulnar collateral ligament, and hand and wrist specialist Dr. Steven Shin will operate at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedics in Los Angeles. Hamilton was placed on the 15-day disabled list.(STATS, 5:10pm)
Wed. Apr 9, 2014
News: Hamilton (thumb) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, MLB.com reports. Impact: An MRI on Hamilton's thumb, which he injured on a head-first slide into first base Tuesday, revealed a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. The 32-year-old will require surgery, and he's expected to need 6-to-8 weeks to recover. J.B. Shuck was brought up to take Hamilton's spot on the active roster.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 9, 2014
News: Hamilton will need surgery on his left thumb and is expected to miss 6-to-8 weeks, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports. Impact: Hamilton injured his thumb on a head-first slide into first base Tuesday, and while an initial X-ray was returned negative, an MRI revealed a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. A DL move is likely imminent, as the team is saying Hamilton will be out 6-to-8 weeks. Collin Cowgill figures to see increased playing time in his absence.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 8, 2014
News: Hamilton (thumb), who injured his thumb in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners, underwent X-rays after the game, which came back negative, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports. Impact: This is certainly a piece of good news, but fantasy owners aren't out of the woods yet, as reports after the game mentioned that Hamilton couldn't throw a ball or grip a bat after sliding hard into the first-base bag in the seventh inning. The lefty slugger will undergo an MRI on Wednesday, after which, we should get an update on his status going forward.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 8, 2014
News: Updating a previous report, Hamilton left Tuesday's game against the Mariners in the ninth inning with a left thumb injury, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports. Impact: Hamilton dove hard into the first-base bag while trying to beat out a hit in the seventh inning, which has apparently resulted in an injury. There is no word on the severity of the ailment yet, but fantasy owners are likely getting nervous, as the lefty slugger has tallied a .444/.545/.741 slash line to open the season. Hamilton went 0-for-3 before leaving the contest.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 8, 2014
News: Hamilton was removed in the top of the ninth inning against the Mariners on Tuesday, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports. Impact: With two men on, no one out, and the Angels trailing 5-3 in the ninth, Ian Stewart was sent up to bat in place of Hamilton. There is no word yet on whether Hamilton sustained an injury, but he did dive head-first into first base in the seventh inning while trying to beat out a base hit. An extended absence would be a shame for Hamilton, who is off to a hot start in 2014.(RotoWire, )
Sun. Apr 6, 2014
News: Hamilton hit a two-run home run to support eight strong innings by Tyler Skaggs as the Los Angeles Angels won their second straight 5-1 over the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Impact: Hamilton had three hits and homered for the second straight game. He's 9 for 18 (.500) with five RBIs so far this season.(STATS, 2:36pm)
Sat. Apr 5, 2014
News: Hamilton went 3 for 3 before leaving Friday. Impact: Hamilton hit a two-run dinger and drove in three overall before he was removed in a laugher of a ballgame.(STATS, 5:28pm)
Josh Hamilton
2014 Season
AVG
.444
HR
2
RBI
6
RUNS
7
Bio
Ht: 6' 4"  Wt: 240  Age: 32
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 5/21/1981, Raleigh, North Carolina
College: None
Debut: 2007
Salary: $17,000,000
Injury Status
4/9/2014
ON 15-DAY DL (Left thumb surgery - out 6-8 weeks)