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Rangers’ Adrian Beltre hurts left hamstring again

May 13, 2018

Third base umpire Jansen Visconti, left, watches as Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (29) reaches with an empty hand to tag Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel,right, during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 13, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre left Sunday’s 6-1 loss to Houston in the seventh inning after aggravating a left hamstring injury.

Beltre fielded a Max Stassi slow chopper and was trying to tag Yuli Gurriel at third on the play before he came out.

Beltre was activated off the disabled list on May 8 after missing 12 games with a left hamstring strain. He said the injury felt similar to the earlier strain but in a different spot.

Rangers manager Jeff Banister said there is no timetable for a layoff as of yet, but said the team will know more when it gets to Seattle for a three-game series starting Tuesday.

“Tough because I didn’t feel any setback, I didn’t feel the hamstring at all,” Beltre said. “I was trying to protect it the whole time because I knew it would take me a little longer to run hard on any play. That play when I turned, I felt it right away. Disappointed, but nothing I can do now.”

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