Hamilton gets cortisone injection

Updated: June 6, 2010, 7:42 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was given a cortisone injection in his right knee after Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays and is not in the lineup for Sunday.

Hamilton, who came out of Saturday's win over the Rays in the ninth inning, said the knee has bothered him for the last month and that he wanted something to alleviate the soreness.

He said he could pinch hit Sunday if needed, which he did by coming in for Craig Gentry in the bottom ...

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