Angels send Freese to DL


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Anaheim, CA ( - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim placed infielder David Freese on the 15-day disabled list Saturday among several roster moves.

Freese exited Friday night's 5-2 loss to the Texas Rangers after being hit on the hand in the bottom of the third inning on a pitch by Colby Lewis. X-rays taken following the contest revealed a small, non-displaced fracture of his right middle finger.

The 31-year-old collected six hits in his last 13 at-bats to raise his average to .202.

In addition, outfielder J.B. Shuck was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake, the contract of infielder C.J. Cron was selected from Salt Lake, infielder Luis Jimenez was recalled from Salt Lake and pitcher Yoslan Herrera was sent outright to Triple-A.

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