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Angels' Josh Hamilton could return Wednesday as designated hitter
Angels' Josh Hamilton could return Wednesday as designated hitter

Josh Hamilton, who has missed 10 games because of a right-shoulder injury that was severe enough to warrant three cortisone injections from Sept. 4-9, was so encouraged by a workout Monday that the Angels left fielder believes he can return as a designated hitter Wednesday night. “Hopefully this is a breakthrough day for him as far as his health,” Manager Mike Scioscia said before Monday night’s game against the Seattle Mariners in Angel Stadium. “His workout was incredible. He was running well and swinging the bat great. There's no doubt he's close to being able to DH. Scioscia was so concerned about Hamilton’s lack of progress last week that he...

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