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Angels place Nelson on 15-day disabled list

Published August 29, 2013 11:31 am

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St. Petersburg, Fla. • The Los Angeles Angels have placed third baseman Chris Nelson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled infielder Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

The moves were announced before Thursday's game at Tampa Bay.

Nelson was hurt while running out a grounder in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's 4-1 loss to the Rays.

Jimenez, in his second stint with the Angels this season, started at third on Thursday.