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Salt Lake Bees: Angels star Hamilton coming on rehab assignment

Published May 20, 2014 6:07 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The Los Angeles Angels have announced that five-time All-Star and 2010 Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton will come to Salt Lake on an injury-rehab assignment, starting Thursday night.

Hamilton is one of only nine players to collect at least 1,000 hits, 175 home runs and 600 RBIs since 2007.

Hamilton suffered a torn ligament in his thumb on April 8 against Seattle and underwent surgery. He was hitting .444 over the first eight games of the season before being sidelined.

Steve Luhm