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Aaron Hill hitting 15-day disabled list with hamstring issues

Apr 24, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT

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According to Mike Wilner of Toronto’s FAN 590, the Blue Jays are going to place second baseman Aaron Hill on the 15-day disabled list after Sunday’s game due to tightness in his right hamstring.

The move will be made retroactive to April 20 so that the 29-year-old can return during the first week of May. Of course, that early return won’t happen unless he proves that he’s healthy.

Hill struggled with hamstring problems for a good portion of the 2010 season and was only able to play in 138 games. He still managed to hit 26 homers and has flashed great power potential throughout his career, but injuries have derailed many paths to stardom and this will be Hill’s third trip to the disabled list since 2008. The Jays are likely to rely on Mike McCoy at second base in his absence.

Hill will leave behind a .242/.265/.290 slash line. He has three doubles, no homers and nine RBI in 16 games.

  1. cur68 - Apr 24, 2011 at 2:42 PM

    I like Hill way better than McCoy; so I hope he gets that hammy in order PDQ. I can’t wait for Rajai Davis to get back and then Hill. When both those guys were healthy and playing everyday the Jays were winning more. I’ve seen all I want of Cory Patterson and Mike McCoy.

    • proudlycanadian - Apr 24, 2011 at 2:58 PM

      agreed!

  2. troylopes256 - Apr 25, 2011 at 5:17 AM

    Free Samples are offered for a limited time so when they are posted please take advantage of the offer before it is gone. Look online for “123 Get Samples” where I was able to get healthy product samples.

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