From Feel-Good Story to Not So Good: D-Backs’ Calhoun Out

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Kole Calhoun, who energetically clench hand knock a teenaged fan subsequent to being exceeded for a foul ball a weekend ago, is relied upon to miss six to about two months due to a harmed left hamstring.

Calhoun went through a technique Friday to eliminate a ligament in his hamstring, the group said. He endured the injury while taking third base in a 5-1 triumph over San Diego on Tuesday.

Diamondbacks senior supervisor Mike Hazen said NFL players have had a similar activity as Calhoun, yet was uncertain if a baseball player had gone through a similar technique.

“My comprehension of it was that not having it eliminated might have caused all the more long haul waiting issues,” Hazen said.

“This technique considers a speedier mending measure, since you wouldn’t be trusting that that ligament will recuperate. Six-to-multi week range is likely a beginning stage,” he said.

The 33-year-old Calhoun is hitting .292 with two grand slams and five RBIs.

The past Friday, Calhoun went pursuing a foul ball hit by Austin Riley in Atlanta. As Calhoun ventured into the stands, the fan made the catch — on the grounds that the ball was in the seats, there was no obstruction.

As the fan celebrated and flaunted the ball, Calhoun gave him a clench hand knock and grinned. Calhoun joked with the fan later in the game.