Pagan to seek second opinion on injured hamstring



SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan will seek a second opinion from a specialist on his injured left hamstring, which he says sustained a small tear when he re-aggravated the leg during a rehab game with Class-A San Jose on Thursday night.

Surgery remains an option, and both Pagan and manager Bruce Bochy say if he needs an arthroscopic procedure the expected recovery time would be 6 to 8 weeks. While Pagan got stuck in traffic on the way to his game Thursday, he insists that didn’t play into him getting injured again because he still had time to warm up in the early innings before entering the game.

Pagan calls it an “annoying injury,” saying he is starting over from zero in his recovery after feeling a pop.