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Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill has broken nose, out 4 to 5 weeks
Angels outfielder Collin Cowgill has broken nose, out 4 to 5 weeks

Collin Cowgill suffered a broken nose and a small fracture in his right thumb when he foul-tipped a high-and-tight fastball while squaring to bunt in the eighth inning Saturday night. The Angels outfielder will undergo surgery on his nose and will be sidelined for four to five weeks, Manager Mike Scioscia said. Cowgill was placed on the 15-day disabled list, and the Angels called up utility man Grant Green from triple-A Salt Lake before Sunday’s series finale against the Texas Rangers. “As bad as it was, thank God he didn’t get hit in the eye or the teeth,” Scioscia said. “It’s obviously a tough break, and it’s a terrible injury, but the reality is, it could have been worse.”...

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