Rangers' Hamilton released from hospital

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Arlington, TX - Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was released from Medical Center of Arlington on Sunday after being treated for pneumonia.

He was diagnosed on Monday with an early case of pneumonia and remained in the hospital through the weekend to accelerate his full recovery.

The 2010 American League MVP should be able to resume conditioning and baseball activities within the next few days, according to the team's press release.

Hamilton batted .359 with 32 home runs, 100 RBI, and a 1.044 OPS in 133 games in 2010.

The 29-year-old added five home runs and nine RBI in 16 games during the postseason to help the Rangers reach the World Series for the first time in club history.


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