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Brewers' Weeks Will Sit Sunday

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks is out of Saturday's lineup against the Houston Astros after spraining his left pinkie finger sliding into second base on a steal Friday.

Weeks was hurt in the sixth. He scored later in the inning, but did not return to the field in the seventh and was replaced by veteran infielder Craig Counsell.

Counsell is also replacing him in Saturday night's game against the Astros.

Weeks says he plans to return Sunday and manager Ron Roenicke says Weeks is available as a pinch hitter. Weeks is hitting .269 with four homers and seven RBIs in 19 games this season.

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