In human anatomy, a hamstring is one of the three posterior thigh muscles in between the hip and the knee (from medial to lateral: semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris). The hamstrings are quite susceptible to injury. In quadrupeds, the hamstring is the single large tendon found behind the knee or comparable area.
He left the game in the fourth quarter with what he called a hamstring strain.
Calderon sat out the final quarter with what he called a hamstring cramp in Wednesday's loss to the Sixers in Philadelphia.
Calderon sat out the final 16 minutes of Wednesday's 106-96 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers with what he called a hamstring cramp.
Furcal, out with a strained hamstring, is expected to rejoin the Dodgers on Friday for a series at San Diego. —
Yankees RHP Chan Ho Park, on the DL for almost a month with a strained right hamstring, is expected to throw Wednesday in Tampa, Fla.