Angels place 2B Howie Kendrick on DL with knee injury

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On Monday night against the Rangers, Angels second baseman Howie Kendrick suffered this injury ...

The diagnosis was a hyperextended left knee, and now, after taking the wait-and-see approach, the Angels have placed Kendrick on the disabled list retroactive to Aug. 6, the team announced on Saturday.

The 30-year-old Kendrick had been enjoying a fine season: a slash line of .302/.342/.439 with 11 home runs.

To replace Kendrick on the active roster, the Angels have called up 25-year-old lefty reliever Buddy Boshers.

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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