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Angels place 3B Nelson on 15-disabled list

Thursday - 8/29/2013, 1:40pm  ET

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Angels have placed third baseman Chris Nelson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled infielder Luis Jimenez from Triple-A Salt Lake.

The moves were announced before Thursday's game at Tampa Bay.

Nelson was hurt while running out a grounder in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's 4-1 loss to the Rays.

Jimenez, in his second stint with the Angels this season, started at third on Thursday.


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