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Michael Bourn says his surgically-repaired left hamstring is back to 100 percent health

Feb 19, 2014, 8:54 PM EDT

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Good news Wednesday out of Indians camp …

Michael Bourn told reporters, including Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, that his surgically-repaired left hamstring feels “100 percent” healthy. He had that hamstring surgery in mid-October after injuring himself during the Tribe’s American League Wild Card Game loss to the Rays.

Bourn may be held out of the first few games on the Indians’ Cactus League schedule as a precautionary measure, but he should have zero restrictions by the middle of March and is certain to be in Cleveland’s starting lineup on Opening Day as long as he avoids another physical setback.

Bourn posted a weak .263/.316/.360 batting line in 2013 and finished with his lowest stolen base total (23) since he became a full-time major leaguer. The 31-year-old outfielder signed a four-year, $48 million free agent contract with the Indians last winter and will be looking to bounce back in 2014.

  1. karlkolchak - Feb 20, 2014 at 8:03 AM

    Sounds like Michael hopes to be Bourn again,

  2. nbjays - Feb 20, 2014 at 9:59 AM

    BHOHL… Best Hammy Of His Life

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