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Nelson Cruz expected out 3 weeks

Updated: August 30, 2011, 10:58 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz is expected to miss three weeks after an MRI on Monday revealed a Grade I strain of his left hamstring.

Cruz will receive a PRP injection from Rangers physician Dr. Keith Meister to stimulate the healing process.

Cruz injured the hamstring as he rounded first base on a double to lead off the sixth inning. Cruz pulled up a few steps past the first-base bag and grimaced. He was taken out of the game and went to the clubhouse for treatment.

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