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MLB Rumors: Josh Hamilton eyes end of May for a return

The Los Angeles Angels have avoided the disastrous start that has plagued them in previous seasons so far in 2014. With the emergence of Albert Pujols offensively, they are surely hoping that Josh Hamilton can similarly get things back on track when he returns from a thumb injury.

As for a return date from that injury, Hamilton has the end of May pegged as the goal for getting back in the lineup. Per Pedro Maura of the Orange County Register:

Hamilton, who was the first of two big-name outfielders to go down with a thumb ligament injury (Bryce Harper being the other), has been out since the beginning of April with the injury. There were signs of hope in the very early going with Hamilton, as he was batting a robust .444 through eight games with a couple home runs.

If Hamilton is healthy and starts thumping in the middle of the lineup at the end of this month, perhaps 2014 will become the season that we see the Angels approach their lofty potential with Pujols, Hamilton, and Mike Trout leading the way.

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  • crudbud

    Who gives a $hit when he comes back. What is important is when will the owner sell the team to someone else. This life long Angel fan can’t take it any more. This organization has the best fans who have supported the worst coaching staffs and the worst management and the worst owners ever.

    When will the torture end?