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Michael Bourn headed to DL

Updated: April 16, 2013, 7:09 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Michael Bourn's finger is stitched and splinted.

It's better, but not well enough to keep the Indians center fielder from going on the 15-day disabled list.

Manager Terry Francona said the plan is to put Bourn on the DL in coming days. The leadoff hitter cut his right index finger on Sunday when he dived into first base and got stepped on by White Sox pitcher Matt Thornton. Bourn needed five stitches to close the gash. He'll miss more than a week once he goes on the DL.

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