Kinsler was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 2, retroactive to July 29, with a strained left hamstring and has played the past two days for Double-A Frisco on an injury rehabilitation assignment. He went 0-for-7 in those games with a walk, hit by pitch, and run scored. He suffered the hamstring injury while running out a ground ball in the sixth inning on July 28 against Detroit and left the game prior to the seventh.
Kinsler is hitting .242 with 23 home runs, 20 doubles, 71 runs scored, and 63 RBIs this season. He leads the Rangers in RBIs and ranks among the American League leaders in stolen bases with 22. Prior to the injury, in which he has missed the team's last 15 games, Kinsler had started 96 of the team's first 98 contests.
Jesse Sanchez is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.