Here's all that's worth knowing for Sunday, April 9 (click here for today's scores) ...
- Angels: OF Josh Hamilton is scheduled for thumb surgery and will be out for the next six to eight weeks ... LHP Sean Burnett, who's on the DL after undergoing elbow surgery last August, has been shut down for the time being because of soreness. (Alden Gonzalez, MLB.com)
- Athletics: SS and top prospect Addison Russell will miss at least the next month after tearing his right hamstring, the team announced. Russell is assigned to Double-A Midland. Prior to his injury, Russell may have been on target to arrive in Oakland for good at some point this season. Now, that time-frame may be left to question. Russell entered the season as MLB.com's no. 12 overall prospect.
- Twins: Have placed OF Oswaldo Arcia on the DL with a wrist injury.
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