Valbuena (hamstring) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Tuesday, Maria Guardado of reports.

The Angels are close to having their infield back to full strength with Valbuena's return looming. The team hopes to have him back Tuesday for the start of their series in Seattle. Valbuena will add a left-handed bat to the lineup with the versatility to play either corner infield spot, but he'll likely serve as the Angels' primary first baseman against right-handed pitchers.

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