Josh Hamilton May Have Sports Hernia, Require Surgery

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A strained groin muscle hindered Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton during his team's World Series appearance this year. Thursday he underwent an MRI to see if the problem might be worse than just a strain, possibly a sports hernia, according to T.R. Sullivan on MLB.com.

If the MRI confirms that, Hamilton could undergo surgery in the next two days. He would likely need a month of rehabilitation but would likely be ready for Spring Training.