The oft-injured Wilson Ramos tweaked his hamstring

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Wilson Ramos continues to be snakebitten when it comes to injuries and maladies and misfortune: he left last night’s Nats-Giants game in the ninth inning after tweaking his hamstring after hitting a double in the ninth inning.

He missed the first month of the season following hamate bone surgery. Last year he missed time on two occasions with other hamstring issues. He missed most of the 2012 season following knee surgery. He was kidnapped at gunpoint in Venezuela in 2011.

Ramos will be re-evaluated today before the team determines how long he’ll be sidelined. Sidelines, unfortunately, with which he is intimately familiar.

Video: Jorge Soler launches first home run of spring training

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The Royals and Rangers played the first game of spring training today. A few other teams (the Red Sox, Tigers and Twins) played or are currently playing college squads, but Kansas City-Texas is our first matchup of big league teams. Baseball’s back, baby! And you know what baseball means?

Kansas City’s Jorge Soler, who hit 48 homers last year to lead the American League, offered us the year’s first glimpse at recreational baseball murder when he took Kolby Allard out over the left field yard.

Mmm. That’s the good stuff. Here’s to eight and a half months more of that. Bring me the dingers.

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