Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 3 Days

Josh Hamilton had a rough night at the plate in Friday's 16-inning victory over the Mariners, going 0-for-6 with three strikeouts.

He also drew a walk in the contest. The 33-year-old outfielder has done a nice job when he's been on the field this season, slashing .286/.365/.434 with five homers and 26 RBI through his first 47 games.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 12 Days

Josh Hamilton doubled three times in five at-bats, knocking in two runs and scoring twice as the Angels handily defeated the Rangers on Thursday.

Hamilton doubled in a run and scored in the first inning, and did the same thing in the second. Hamilton added his third double in the eighth, but was stranded at third base. Call it a slump-buster, as the outfielder had logged only one hit in his previous 21 plate appearances entering the game. Hamilton is slashing a productive .293/.374/.451 with five home runs and 25 RBI on the season.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 21 Days

Josh Hamilton singled and belted a solo homer in Tuesday's win over the White Sox.

It was one of three longballs the Angels had in the first game of a doubleheader, as Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had back-to-back shots in the fifth inning before Hamilton's blast in the seventh. The dinger ended a 23-game homerless streak for Hamilton, who now sports a nice .313/.389/.469 batting line this season.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 1 Month

Josh Hamilton went 2-for-4 with three RBI in the Angels' 4-2 win over the White Sox on Sunday.

Hamilton came through with an RBI double in the third inning before a single in the fifth drove in two more. The outfielder has raked since returning from the disabled list, going 8-for-23 (.348) with five RBI in six games. The two-month layoff seems to have done nothing to Hamilton's red hot bat.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 2 Months

Josh Hamilton hit a solo home run in his return to the Angels' lineup on Tuesday.

The homer was his only hit in three at-bats, but he put a charge into a pitch in the first inning that Dexter Fowler caught on Tal's Hill for a long out. Hamilton was red hot before going down with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in early April, and if he can keep it going he'll be in for a very productive second half of the season.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 2 Months

Angels activated OF Josh Hamilton from the 15-day disabled list.

Hamilton missed close to two months with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. He was off to a hot start in April before suffering the injury and should be thrown back into fantasy lineups immediately. Hamilton is batting cleanup in his return Tuesday.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 2 Months

Josh Hamilton went 2-for-4 and scored a run in a rehab start with Triple-A Salt Lake City.

Hamilton's rehab was delayed a bit after suffering a bone bruise last week. The outfielder is expected to play in two more rehab games with Salt Lake City over the weekend. If all goes well, Hamilton could rejoin the Angels on Tuesday for their road series with the Astros.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 2 Months

Josh Hamilton (thumb) is hoping to resume his rehab assignment at Triple-A Salt Lake on Friday.

He'll do so assuming he gets through batting practice Thursday with no issues. Hamilton was pulled off his rehab assignment due to a bone bruise in his left thumb, but he's about back to normal now. Angels manager Mike Scioscia is hoping to get the outfielder back before the end of the team's road trip, which concludes on June 5.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 2 Months

Josh Hamilton (thumb) took around 100 swings in the batting cage on Wednesday.

Hamilton said the session went well, and he'll take batting practice on the field on Thursday. He was nearing a return to the Angels before a bone bruise delayed that return, so assuming things continue to progress he should be back in Anaheim sooner than later. When that will be is still up in the air.

Josh Hamilton LF/RF.. LAA 2 Months

Josh Hamilton has been diagnosed with a bone bruise in his left thumb.

He'll take one more day of rest Tuesday before trying to take batting practice Wednesday. There was some initial worry about Hamilton after he injured his surgically-repaired thumb, but the bone bruise diagnosis confirms the Angels' inkling that it wasn't a major setback. Still, it obviously makes it unlikely that Hamilton will return later this week as originally hoped.