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Scott Downs breaks toe, out 2 weeks

Updated: March 16, 2011, 8:20 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

TEMPE, ARIZ. -- Los Angeles Angels reliever Scott Downs, the team's most expensive free-agent acquisition this winter, fractured his left big toe in an accident at his Arizona residence and will miss at least two weeks, the team announced Wednesday morning.

"I was just doing normal dad stuff at home," Downs said. He said the toe swelled up and "turned purple."

The Angels open the season March 31 in Kansas City, so Downs likely will begin the season on the disabled list.

"Obviously ...

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