San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan will seek a second opinion from a specialist on his injured left hamstring, which he said sustained a small tear when he re-aggravated the leg during a rehab game with Class A San Jose on Thursday night.
Surgery remains an option, and both Pagan and manager Bruce Bochy said Saturday that if he needs arthroscopic surgery, the expected recovery time would be 6 to 8 weeks. While Pagan got stuck in traffic on the way to his game Thursday, he insists that didn't play into him getting injured again because he still had time to warm up in the early innings before entering the game.
Pagan called it an "annoying injury" and said he is starting over from zero in his recovery after feeling a pop. He was carted off the field. The hamstring is tender and the discomfort affects his sleep.
"It felt worse," Pagan said. "It was a really hard pop I felt in my leg. I went down because of the frustration. I worked pretty hard and I had a lot of faith t...