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Adrian Beltre day-to-day with left hamstring strain

Apr 21, 2012, 2:11 PM EDT

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According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Adrian Beltre is day-to-day after leaving this afternoon’s game against the Tigers with a left hamstring strain. Beltre suffered the injury while legging out a double in the top of the second inning.

Beltre missed five weeks with a left hamstring injury last season, so while the early word is that it’s not serious, the Rangers will likely proceed with caution over the next few days. Alberto Gonzalez replaced him in the lineup this afternoon, but Michael Young could fill in at the hot corner in the short-term.

Beltre is off to a strong start at the plate this season, batting .304 (17-for-56) with two homers, four doubles, seven RBI and an .826 OPS over 14 games. The 33-year-old third baseman batted .296/.331/.561 with 32 homers, 105 RBI and an .892 OPS last year.

  1. mybrunoblog - Apr 21, 2012 at 2:24 PM

    We are all day to day.

    • antlerclaws - Apr 21, 2012 at 3:41 PM

      That’s pretty deep.

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