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Jo Adell expected to miss 10-12 weeks with ankle, hamstring injuries

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Angels outfield prospect Jo Adell suffered a Grade 2 sprain of his right ankle and a Grade 1 hamstring strain during Saturday afternoon’s Cactus League game against the Cubs. The Angels note that a general timeline for recovery is 10-12 weeks.

Per MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger, Adell says he injured his hamstring on a first-to-third in the second inning Saturday. As he was pulling into third base, Adell rolled over his ankle.

Adell, 19, was selected by the Angels in the first round (10th overall) in the 2017 draft. He is, according to MLB Pipeline, the Angels’ No. 1 prospect and No. 15 overall across the league. He earned a promotion to Double-A Mobile at the end of July after batting .290/.345/.546 in 261 plate appearances with High-A Inland Empire.

Adell wasn’t likely to see his way to the majors this season before the injury. Missing two to three months will obviously hamper that possibility further.

Nolan Arenado swats go-ahead homer for 1,000th career hit

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Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado entered Monday night’s game against the Nationals sitting on 997 hits for his career spanning seven seasons. Arenado hit an RBI double in the first inning, grounded out in the third, doubled again to lead off the fifth, then hit a solo homer to lead off the seventh, breaking a 5-5 tie. The homer, off of Wander Suero, represented the 1,000th career hit for Arenado.

Arenado now has four homers on the season along with 14 RBI, 15 runs scored, and a .281/.337/.483 batting line. He has recovered nicely after a slow start to the season — he had a .610 OPS following an 0-for-4 game against the Giants on April 13.