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Nick Swisher out with sore shoulder

Updated: June 17, 2013, 6:09 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher received a cortisone shot in his sore left shoulder Monday and will be sidelined for Cleveland's next three games.

Manager Terry Francona said Swisher received the injection after an MRI taken Sunday revealed no structural damage. Francona said Swisher will be "down for a couple of days" and is not likely to play during the Indians' three-game series against Kansas City. The Indians are off Thursday and Swisher could return ...

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