Carl Crawford injury: Dodgers OF to begin rehab assignment Sunday

Dustin Bradford

Dodgers left fielder Carl Crawford will make begin a rehab stint at Class-A Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday.

After sitting for almost a month with a strained hamstring, Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford will soon begin playing again in a rehab assignment at Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, according to Ken Gurnick and Austin Laymance of

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Crawford was placed on the disabled list on June 2 after straining his left hamstring the day before while legging out a double against the Rockies. According to Gurnick and Laymance, the Dodgers plan to have Crawford make two starts in the minors at DH and two in the field before returning him to major league action.

After two difficult, injury-plagued seasons as a member of the Boston Red Sox, Crawford was showing signs of being back to the player he had been in Tampa Bay, where he was a four-time All-Star. He has hit .301/.358/.470 in 201 plate appearances this season and he leads the Dodgers in runs scored with 32. In his absence, the Dodgers have struggled to find a temporary solution in left, trying seven different players there since he went down.

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