Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 5 Days

Hamilton (leg) is in the lineup for Thursday's game against the A's, Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times reports.

Hamilton was removed from Wednesday's game due to soreness in his legs, but any pain he is feeling will not prevent him from playing Thursday. Hamilton will man left and bat cleanup against A's starter Sonny Gray.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 6 Days

Hamilton was removed in the ninth inning against the Marlins on Wednesday due to tightness in his legs, but is expected to play Thursday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

Hamilton was replaced in left field by Collin Cowgill for the final three outs in the contest. The 33-year-old has dealt with this issue for the past few days, which resulted in him being the designated hitter in the previous two games, so the ailment may be worth monitoring for owners going forward.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 6 Days

Hamilton (hamstring) will return to left field Wednesday against the Marlins.

Limited to DH duty the past two games, Hamilton will be able to return to the outfield Wednesday despite some lingering hamstring tightness. Hamilton said Tuesday that the ailment has restricted him to running "at about 85 percent," and while it looks like he'll be fine to continue playing through it, the team could opt to give him a day off this weekend with a pair of lefties (Jon Lester and Scott Kazmir) lined up to start for Oakland. Hamilton has started to come around a bit at the plate in recent days, with two doubles and two homers over the past week.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 6 Days

Hamilton has been dealing with tightness in his hamstring of late, which has resulted in him "running at about 85 percent," Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Hamilton, who went 0-for-4 in Tuesday's contest against the Marlins, was the designated hitter for the second consecutive day as a result of the ailment. The 33-year-old noted that he believes the injury is just normal wear and tear, which may indicate that he will attempt to continue playing through the injury.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 9 Days

Hamilton went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored in a win over the A's on Sunday.

Hamilton continued his RBI binge Sunday, as he now has eight in his last five contests. The left-hander has three home runs in August, which is tied for the most he's hit in a single month this season.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 10 Days

Hamilton went 1-for-2 with a home run, two walks and two runs scored in a loss to the A's on Friday.

Hamilton may plan on coming to life in the final weeks of the season, as he hit his first homer since Aug. 4 in the contest, and is 4-for-9 with five RBI In his last three games.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 13 Days

Hamilton went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in a win over the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Hamilton tallied his first milt-hit game in more than two weeks Wednesday The 33-year-old still has a long way to go in order to salvage his season, as he has tallied just a .747 OPS in 281 at-bats, but may be headed towards the right track after taking mental health days Sunday and Monday.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 14 Days

Hamilton is back in the lineup Tuesday in Boston, Eric Kay of the Angels' official site reports.

Hamilton sat out both Sunday and Monday more for mental than physical purposes, but in his return, he'll handle left field and bat cleanup. However, keep in mind that he's struck out 18 times in his last 38 at-bats, so tread with caution until his slump is behind him.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 15 Days

Hamilton has an early hitting session scheduled with hitting coaches Don Baylor and Dave Hanson on Tuesday, Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com reports. "I'm all right," Hamilton said, "but I don't make the lineup...I'm gonna do some early work tomorrow, see how it goes. If I hit enough out, I'll play."

After his request for a day off Sunday was granted, Hamilton was afforded another Monday as a means of helping him emerge from a sustained slump. In his past 10 contests, he's supplied a mere five hits, no RBI, two runs, and two walks versus 18 strikeouts in 38 at-bats. Moreover, he's posted the lowest ISO (.147) of his eight-year career. In his place, Collin Cowgill and Brennan Boesch have both been handed starts in left field.

Josh Hamilton LF/CF.. LAA 15 Days

Hamilton is out of the lineup again Monday vs. the Red Sox.

Hamilton asked out of Sunday's lineup in what was believed to be a one-day mental vacation, but manager Mike Scioscia has decided to double down and give the outfielder another day off. He shouldn't be considered in danger of losing his hold on an everyday role, but he's been a massive disappointment for the second straight season in Anaheim, batting .266 with eight homers over 72 games this season.