Found June 17, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Angel Pagan has been battling a hamstring strain for weeks now.  He was finally placed on the disabled list only recently after the San Fraincisco Giants continued to hope the issue would work itself out.  Now, as Pagan is recovering he has been given the option of surgery to repair the hamstring.  He declined that option and instead elected for a more conservative procedure. Angel Pagan got a PRP shot earlier on trip to speed healing in hamstring. He said surgery was presented as an option and he declined. — Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) June 16, 2013 PRP - platelet rich plasma - injections often help an injured area heal faster.  This was once a procedure baseball considered making illegal and didn't know much about.  Now, it's become a common and accepted method of helping players get back on the field quicker.  Numerous players turn to PRP injections every year. Blogging for Susie Pagan's injury has been a tough blow for the Giants.  The team needs his bat back in the lineup, but there is no timetable for his return yet.  Pagan was hitting .262/.314/.374 this season.  While he may have been off to a slow start, most people expected him to heat up.  Now, it's not clear that he will until he gets back on the field and shows whether there are lingering affects from that hamstring injury. Pagan is a career .280/.332/.420 hitter.  If he can return and hit more in line with his career averages, the Giants will be in good shape. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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