ARLINGTON (AP) – Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton left Sunday night’s game against Tampa Bay with stiffness in his back.

Hamilton, the American League’s home run leader with nine, is day-to-day. He got his AL-leading 25th RBI on a single to center field in the first inning, scoring Elvis Andrus.

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In the same inning, Hamilton, who also leads the league in total bases and slugging percentage, appeared to be injured running from first to second on a forceout. He was slow to come out to the field for the second inning and was taken out of the game before the start of the third.

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Hamilton was replaced in the lineup by David Murphy.

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