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Carlos Gomez expected to miss four to six weeks with strained hamstring

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ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 20: Carlos Gomez #14 of the Texas Rangers rounds third base against the Kansas City Royals in the bottom of the third inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 20, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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Rangers outfielder Carlos Gomez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, Rangers executive vice president of communications John Blake announced on Monday. Gomez is expected to miss four to six weeks. The Rangers will make a corresponding roster move on Tuesday.

Gomez, 31, suffered the injury during Sunday’s game against the Athletics. He hits the sidelines batting .246/.331/.423 with four home runs and 13 RBI in 164 plate appearances.

Delino DeShields will likely shift to center field while Gomez is out and Ryan Rua will get starts in left field. Jared Hoying may be promoted from the minors to give the Rangers an extra outfielder.

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