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The Los Angeles Angels removed outfielder Josh Hamilton from last night's loss to the Kansas City Royals prior to the seventh inning. Manager Mike Scioscia told reporters -- including Bill Shaikin of The Los Angeles Times -- that Hamilton was feeling "a little lightheaded," while the slugger countered that he "was just sick."
Whatever the case, the Halos elected to lift Hamilton from the contest. He said after the game that he's attempted to play through illness for the for the past 10 days to two weeks. He began taking antibiotics on Saturday for what is believed to be a respiratory infection.
The meds don't appear to have kicked in yet, as Hamilton was still feeling the effects of the illness last night. In his words, "the equilibrium wasn't quite where it needed to be."
To make matters worse, Hamilton believes his condition may have intensified after playing in 52-degree weather in Chicago on Sunday. He hasn't considered asking for a day off, but the Angels may consider it after having him exit last night's game early.
The Angels signed Hamilton to a five-year, $133 million contract over the winter. Considering his production -- or lack thereof -- the agreement is looking ugly, but his numbers could certainly be impacted by the illness and adjusting to a new team. Still, it's hard to believe the former American League MVP is only hitting .212/.261/.344 so far this season.
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When Josh Hamilton left after six innings of the Angels' 11-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Monday, it was not because of the lopsided score. Instead, Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said, Hamilton was "a little lightheaded."
Said Hamilton: "I was not lightheaded. I was just sick."
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The Los Angeles Angels have recalled right-handed pitcher Robert Coello from their Triple-A Salt Lake minor league affiliate. Making room for him on the active roster, the organization has optioned outfielder Scott Cousins to the same farm club. Coello will provide bullpen depth for Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ryan Madson is set to begin
a minor league rehab assignment today, according to Mike DiGiovanna of The Los
Madson logged an inning of work during an extended spring
training contest on Saturday. He threw 19 pitches during the outing, while his fastball
reached 94 mph.
Following the appearance, Madson is slated to join...
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Moreno spoke to FOXSports.com outside Major League...
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