Angels unsure when Josh Hamilton will return following setback

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The Los Angeles Angels had been hoping to get Josh Hamilton back in their lineup this week but a setback with his injured thumb has his return date in question.

Hamilton has been out of the th Angels lineup since April 9 with a left thumb injury which required surgery.

The 33-year-old Hamilton tweaked his thumb while being jammed on an inside pitch while appearing at Triple-A Salt Lake last week and has been out of the Bees lineup since.

In eight game this season for the Angels, Hamilton was hitting .444/.545/.741 with two home runs and six RBI.

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