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Freese rests foot blister; De La Rosa sidelined

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TEMPE, Ariz. -- Angels third baseman David Freese was held out Sunday with a blood blister on the bottom of his foot. Freese didn't play Saturday either, though that was a scheduled day off, manager Mike Scioscia said.

"He should be good to go [Monday]," Scioscia said. "It was sore yesterday but much better today. We'll give him one more day to get over it."

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TEMPE, Ariz. -- Angels third baseman David Freese was held out Sunday with a blood blister on the bottom of his foot. Freese didn't play Saturday either, though that was a scheduled day off, manager Mike Scioscia said.

"He should be good to go [Monday]," Scioscia said. "It was sore yesterday but much better today. We'll give him one more day to get over it."

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As for reliever Dane De La Rosa, who was scheduled to pitch Sunday before he was diagnosed with a forearm strain on Friday, Scioscia said there is no timetable for the big right-hander.

"He feels better," Scioscia said. "There's no projection when he's going to pick up a baseball, but he does definitely feel much better. Calming it down is the first course of action."

Chris Gabel is a contributor to MLB.com.

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