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Collin Cowgill | Outfielder

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/22/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
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Collin Cowgill (wrist) took batting practice Tuesday.
It's the first time he's done so since being shut down with a nagging right wrist injury. While Cowgill appears to finally be making progress, he might not have a role with the Angels any longer. Jul 29 - 10:32 AM

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Collin Cowgill (wrist) took soft-toss on Sunday.

He'll keep doing it for a few days before hopefully being cleared to take batting practice. Cowgill has been out since late May with a nagging right wrist ailment.
Jul 26 - 2:19 PM

Collin Cowgill (wrist) took dry swings on Tuesday.

He's expected to hit off a tee on Wednesday. Cowgill has gone through many starts and stops in his rehab from a right wrist injury, so the Angels will take it slowly with him.
Jul 21 - 9:20 PM

Collin Cowgill (wrist) is currently shut down from baseball activity.

Cowgill has been unable to get over the hump with his ailing right wrist, so he'll be given some extended rest in hopes that it will allow the injury to heal. The outfielder was moved to the 60-day disabled list recently and won't be eligible to return for a few weeks, but it's sounding like he won't be ready at that point, anyway.
Jul 12 - 11:55 AM

Angels transferred OF Collin Cowgill from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Cory Rasmus. Cowgill is making progress from a sprained joint in his right wrist but now can't be activated until late July.
Jul 3 - 3:34 PM

Collin Cowgill (wrist) will resume hitting on Wednesday.

He'll have to start his hitting progression from the beginning after having a setback earlier this month. Cowgill won't return before the end of June.
Jun 22 - 8:06 PM

Collin Cowgill has been given a cortisone shot in his ailing right wrist.

An exam on Monday confirmed that Cowgill is dealing with a sprained joint in his wrist, and the Angels are hoping the shot speeds along the healing process. He'll be re-evaluated in a week.
Jun 16 - 7:49 PM

Collin Cowgill was examined by a specialist Monday who confirmed the diagnosis of a sprained right wrist.

Cowgill hasn't played since May 25 and recently hit a plateau in his recovery. However, there's no new injury here. The timetable for his return remains in question.
Jun 16 - 2:36 PM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Collin Cowgill has "hit a plateau" in his recovery from a sprained right wrist.

He'll head to Arizona on Monday to visit a specialist. The Angels are really hurting for outfield depth. Infielders Taylor Featherston and Kyle Kubitza worked out in left field before Saturday's game.
Jun 13 - 8:07 PM

Collin Cowgill suffered a setback in his recovery from a sprained right wrist while taking batting practice.

Cowgill recently felt stiffness in the wrist while taking batting practice. He will be shut down from hitting for the next few days before he's reevaluated. At this point, a return before the end of June looks unlikely.
Jun 12 - 9:29 PM

Collin Cowgill (wrist) took some dry swings on Friday.

It's the first time he's swung a bat since landing on the disabled list last week with a sprained right wrist. Cowgill will need a rehab assignment before returning and is still a few weeks away.
Jun 5 - 4:57 PM

Angels placed OF Collin Cowgill on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right wrist.

The 29-year-old outfielder sustained the injury during batting practice on Sunday, just after getting over a back ailment. He should be ready to rejoin the Angels at some point in mid-June.
May 28 - 6:04 PM

Collin Cowgill (hand) is headed to the disabled list.

Cowgill has been unable to hit since injuring his right hand during batting practice Sunday. There should be an exact diagnosis at some point Thursday. The 29-year-old outfielder is sporting a rough .180/.231/.295 slash line through 35 games this season for Anaheim.
May 28 - 9:00 AM

Collin Cowgill (hand) will meet with doctors Wednesday.

Cowgill tried to swing a bat recently without much success. A trip to the disabled list could be in store. More should be known after his meeting with doctors on Wednesday.
May 27 - 7:27 PM

Collin Cowgill (hand) served as a pinch-runner Monday against the Padres and scored the winning run.

Cowgill was scratched from Sunday's lineup after he felt pain in his top hand while swinging in batting practice. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return to the lineup, but that the Angels were willing to use him as a pinch-runner indicates that it might not be long.
May 26 - 8:43 AM

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