Hamilton departs with Achilles strain
Outfielder leaves game against Mariners in top of second
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Josh Hamilton should have had an inside-the-park home run. Instead, he ended up with a mild strain of his left Achilles tendon.Hamilton left Sunday's game in the top of the second inning after straining the tendon while pulling into third base with a triple in the bottom of the first. He ended up being stranded at third. He went out to center field in the top of the second, but felt the tightness in the muscle and decided to come out of the game.
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