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MLB Injury News:
Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar exited last night's contest against the Seattle Mariners early due to soreness in his right knee, according to William Boor of MLB.com.
Following the game, manager Mike Scioscia told reporters that he doesn't expect the injury to be significant, as he believes Aybar will be available tonight.
"His knee got a little tight up almost where his quad
is," Angels manager Mike Scioscia said. "He should be available
tomorrow, but we didn't want to take any chances tonight."
Prior to his removal, Aybar was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles. He was replaced by Brendan Harris.
While the Angels don't appear to be concerned, the ailment is at least a little worrisome considering Aybar has already missed time this season due to multiple injuries, including a left heel contusion and hamstring tightness. This has hampered his production, as he's only mustered a batting line of .258/.276/.344 with eight doubles over 99 plate appearances.
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