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Outfielder in DH role till further notice

Originally Published: August 18, 2003
Associated Press

Cleveland Indians: Outfielder Matt Lawton was activated from the 15-day disabled list and infielder Zach Sorensen was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Monday.

Lawton dislocated his right middle finger July 11 while swinging the bat in a game against the Chicago White Sox.

"He'll play as the DH exclusively until we get him on a return-to-throw program," manager Eric Wedge said, adding that there is no timetable for Lawton to resume throwing.

Lawton has been hampered by injuries ...

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