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Hamilton Hospitalized with Pneumonia

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    ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers reacts after he hit a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants in Game Three of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 30, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was hospitalized Monday with an early case of pneumonia, the team said Tuesday.

    Hamilton is currently being treated at a local hospital and is expected to be released within the next 24 hours.

    Josh should be able to resume his conditioning and baseball activities within the next several days, according to the team.

    Through the team, the Hamilton family has asked for privacy at this time.

    Hamilton was named the AL MVP in 2010 after the team made it to their first-ever World Series.