Angels' Josh Hamilton to miss 6-8 weeks due to torn ligament in thumb
Apr 9, 2014 at 6:12p ET
He hurt his thumb sliding head-first into first base during the Angels' 5-3 loss to the Mariners on Tuesday. It's uncertain whether Hamilton will need surgery. According to the Angels, Hamilton will be examined on Friday to see whether he requires surgery.
Hamilton was off to a strong start, batting .444 with two home runs and six RBIs in eight games.