Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is expected to work out at Double-A Frisco on Sunday, then take Monday off before he works out with the Rangers on Tuesday in Arlington. Then he possibly will begin a rehab assignment in his return from a strained left hamstring.
Hamilton was put on the 15-day disabled list June 4, only seven games into his return to the majors after offseason shoulder surgery and a substance-abuse relapse.
The Los Angeles Angels traded Hamilton after the news of his relapse in an effort to find relief from the hefty amount remaining on the five-year, $125 million contract Hamilton signed as a free agent in 2012. The Rangers, with whom Hamilton won the 2010 American League MVP award, agreed to bring back the 34-year-old on April 27.
Hamilton had a game-ending, two-run double as a pinch hitter May 31, then missed two games with tightness before an MRI. He was hitting .273 with two home runs and five RBIs at the time he went on the disabled list.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.