Arenado out with bruised chest, pneumonia

Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle, foreground, ducks out of the way of third baseman Nolan Arenado who throws to first base to make an out against St. Louis Cardinals' Jhonny Peralta to end the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 13
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DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado will be sidelined indefinitely because of a bruised chest and pneumonia.

The slick fielder was hurt diving for a ball during a game in New York against the Mets last week. An MRI and CAT scan Monday revealed not only a bruise but fluid in Arenado's lungs.

Rockies manager Walt Weiss said it's ''going to be a few days before he's even up and about. But I think we'll see him before the season is over.''

Arenado is hitting .287 with 18 homers and 61 RBIs.

Colorado recalled right-hander Eddie Butler from Double-A Tulsa on Tuesday. The prized prospect may start this weekend against Arizona.

Butler made one start earlier this season before going on the DL with an inflamed rotator cuff.

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