Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/21/12
Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson said righthander Chien-Ming Wang could be sidelined longer than expected. Johnson said he does not expect Wang to be back on the mound for a month because of the severity of his hamstring injury suffered last week. "He's got a lot of bleeding in there," Johnson said Wednesday. Wang was hurt while attempting to cover first base during Thursday's spring training game against the New York Yankees. The 31-year-old Wang had a solid comeback season in 2011 after missing the entire 2010 campaign with shoulder problems, going 4-3 with a 4.04 ERA in 11 starts. Wang spent his first five seasons with the Yankees, emerging as one of the club's top hurlers. He posted back-to-back 19-win campaigns in 2006-07 but has just 13 victories since.
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