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Erstad back on the DL

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Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - The Anaheim placed outfielder on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. The move was made between games of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cleveland . Erstad missed 42 games earlier this year with a similar injury, tendinitis in his lower right hamstring tendon. He has not played since a 4-2 loss to Boston on August 6, and could miss the remainder of the season.

The 29-year-old has a .252 batting average with four homers and 17 RBI in 67 games this season.

Anaheim called up outfielder from Triple-A Salt Lake to take Erstad's spot. Figgins hit .263 in 57 at-bats for the earlier this season.

The also optioned pitcher Kevin Gregg, who started the first game of the doubleheader, to Salt Lake and recalled pitcher from the Pacific Coast League club. Gregg did not earn a decision in the team's 3-2 loss in 13 innings.

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