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MLB Injury News:
While the Los Angeles Angels will place outfielder Peter Bourjos on the disabled list with a hamstring injury, the club will activate shortstop Erick Aybar, who's missed time due to a heel injury, according to Mike DiGiovanna of The Los Angeles Times.
Among the moves #Angels will make later today: CF Peter Bourjos will go on the DL; SS Erick Aybar will be activated off the DL.
— Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) April 30, 2013
Bourjos sustained his left hamstring injury during the 11th inning of last night's marathon contest against the Oakland Athletics. He suffered the injury while legging out a sacrifice bunt. The Angels aren't sure how long they'll be without Bourjos, who complained of soreness following the game.
Over 96 plate appearances, Bourjos hit .329/.379/.481 with six extra-base hits this season. The 26-year-old is disappointed that he'll have to miss time due to the injury.
"It sucks any time you get hurt, but especially when
you're swinging the bat well and feel good at the plate," Bourjos said.
"You don't want to have anything keep you out of the lineup. This is
Aybar has been out since earlier this month when he injured his heal while legging out a single. He was eventually placed on the DL due to a left heel contusion.
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