Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 5/7/12
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Angels placed reliever LaTroy Hawkins on the 15-day disabled list Monday because of a broken pinky finger on his right (throwing) hand, an injury he suffered while fielding Omar Vizquels game-ending line drive in Sundays 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. To replace Hawkins, who had a 1.08 earned run average in 10 games, the Angels called up right-hander David Pauley from triple-A Salt Lake. Pauley, signed in spring training after being released by the Detroit Tigers, was 2-0 with a 2.29 ERA in seven games, three of them starts, for Salt Lake. There was still no word as of mid-Monday afternoon on the status of closer Scott Downs, who twisted his left knee in the ninth inning of Sundays game. -- Mike DiGiovanna
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