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Arizona OF Souza likely to start on DL

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona manager Torey Lovullo says outfielder Steven Souza Jr. likely will open the season on the disabled list after straining his right pectoral muscle while diving for a baseball in a spring training game Wednesday night.

Lovullo says Souza will be out "a couple of weeks at least."

The extent of the injury was discovered in an MRI on Thursday, and it was a relief to all concerned, especially to Souza, that it wasn't worse.


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