Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 9/28/14
Hanley Ramirez was out of the lineup for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Firday due to tightness in the hamstring that landed him on the disabled list May 3. The injury caused Ramirez to miss all of May. He returned to the lineup on Tuesday and played in two games before the flareup. As reported by Ken Gurnick at MLB.com, "On Thursday, Mattingly said Ramirez was out of that night's lineup because of a "regularly scheduled day off." What he didn't say was that Ramirez was already stiff in the left hamstring and behind the left knee. The stiffness remained after Thursday night's game and into Friday." In 2012, Ramirez batted .257 with 24 home runs and 92 runs batted in for the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers.  In 2013, he has only 18 at bats, with 6 hits, including a home run. For his career, Ramirez is a .299 hitter with 159 home runs, 528 runs batted in, and 238 stolen bases.
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