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Bonds sits another game

PHOENIX — Barry Bonds’ shins were so swollen in recent days that his socks left a thick imprint in his legs. That’s how the slugger chose to describe how much pressure he has been feeling in his legs.

Bonds was held out of San Francisco’s starting lineup for the second straight night Wednesday to rest and recover. He has been taking prednisone again lately — often his practice in the past — to help lessen the inflammation in his shins.

"I won’t go on the DL," Bonds said. "Don’t count on seeing me on the DL — ever. I won’t let myself. I will work hard. I will play through it."

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