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Third hamstring injury for Nelson Cruz

Updated: August 16, 2010, 3:51 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

The Texas Rangers placed outfielder Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained left hamstring.

Infielder Joaquin Arias, who was put on the DL last month with a muscle strain in his back, will be activated and in uniform Monday night against Tampa Bay to take Cruz's place on the roster.

Cruz suffered the hamstring injury as he ran the bases in Saturday's game against Boston. He hit a line drive off the wall in the seventh inning and slowed as he rounded second ...

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