NY Mets 30.8.14
Right calf strain lands Murphy on DL
The New York Mets placed second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a strained right calf. The move is retroactive to Aug. 25. Murphy is batting .301 with nine homers and 53 RBI over 126 games this season.
NY Mets 29.8.14
Mets put Black on disabled list
The New York Mets have placed right-handed pitcher Vic Black on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 24 due to a herniated disk in his neck. Black has pitched 32 2/3 innings out of the bullpen for New York this season, compiling a 2-3 record with a 2.20 ERA over 39 games.
In a corresponding move, the Mets activated right-handed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka from the DL. Matsuzaka, who was sidelined with a sore right elbow, is 3-3 with a 3.87 ERA in 28 games for the Mets this season, including nine starts.
Rockies put Logan and Rosario on DL
The Colorado Rockies placed pitcher Boone Logan and catcher Wilin Rosario on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. The left-handed Logan, 2-3 with a 6.84 earned run average over 35 appearances this season, is suffering from inflammation in his throwing elbow. Rosario, hitting just .248 with 10 homers, 20 doubles and 43 RBI over 91 games, has been affected by wrist inflammation.
St Louis 27.8.14
Cardinals place Robinson on disabled list
The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a left shoulder subluxation. Robinson suffered the injury while sliding into second base during Monday's 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 29-year-old is batting .150 with four RBI over 47 games this season.
Red Sox put Bogaerts on 7-day DL
The Boston Red Sox placed shortstop Xander Bogaerts on the seven-day concussion disabled list on Monday. The 21-year-old was removed from Friday's game after being hit in the head by a pitch from Seattle pitcher Felix Hernandez. Bogaerts is hitting .223 with 8 homers, 30 RBI and 47 runs scored over 118 games this season.
Oakland put Doolittle on disabled list
The Oakland Athletics placed pitcher Sean Doolittle on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal. Doolittle felt pain in his side while he recorded his 20th save of the season during Saturday's 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In 54 relief appearances this season, the left-hander is 1-3 with a 2.28 earned run average. He has also issued just five walks and has 80 strikeouts, leading MLB relievers in strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Indians place Gomes on disabled list
The Cleveland Indians placed catcher Yan Gomes on the seven-day concussion list Saturday and acquired catcher Chris Gimenez in a trade with the Texas Rangers. Gomes was hit on the left side of the head by a deflected pitch while he was behind the plate during Thursday's game against the Twins and is not yet free of symptoms.
The Indians got Gimenez from the Rangers in exchange for future considerations and will add him to the roster on Sunday. Gimenez batted .262 with a .331 on-base percentage in 33 games for the Rangers this season and had been playing for Triple-A Round Rock since being sent down on Aug. 10
Machado to have knee surgery
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will reportedly undergo surgery on his injured right knee in the coming week. Machado landed on the disabled list with a right knee ligament sprain earlier this month. The 22-year-old was an All-Star last year but missed the last week of the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee. He made his season debut this year on May 1.
LA Angels 22.8.14
Richards has torn patellar tendon
An MRI taken Thursday on Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards revealed a torn patellar tendon in his left knee. Recovery time is expected to be anywhere from 6 to 9 months. According to the club, surgery is tentatively scheduled for next week. Los Angeles subsequently placed Richards on the 60-day disabled list. Richards was enjoying a career year, having racked up a 13-4 record and 2.61 earned run average over 26 starts for the Halos.
LA Angels 21.8.14
Richards leaves game
Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards departed Wednesday's 8-3 victory against the Red Sox in the bottom of the second inning. Richards was running to cover first base on a ground ball hit by Boston's Brock Holt when his knee buckled underneath him and he fell to the dirt. He was motionless on the field for several minutes, attended by team medical staff, then was taken away on a stretcher. Later reports stated Richards suffered a left knee patellar injury, while Angels manager Mike Scioscia only called it "significant" without elaborating.
Indians put Raburn on disabled list
The Cleveland Indians placed outfielder Ryan Raburn on the 15-day disabled list with right wrist soreness and recalled rookie outfielder Tyler Holt from Triple-A Columbus. Raburn has batted just .191 with three home runs and 21 RBI over 70 games this season for the Indians.
Holt has hit .385 in six games with Cleveland, but has spent the majority of the season with Columbus and Double-A Akron. He has hit .305 with two homers and 30 RBI between the two minor-league levels.
Morton to DL with hip inflammation
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed right-hander Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list with right hip inflammation. Morton, 30, has made 25 starts for Pittsburgh this season, going 5-12 with a 3.84 earned run average.
The Pirates recalled infielder Brent Morel from Triple-A Indianapolis to fill the roster spot. Morel played in nine games during two earlier stints with Pittsburgh this year.
LA Dodg. 17.8.14
Dodgers place Uribe on disabled list
The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed infielder Juan Uribe on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. Uribe, who had a stint on the DL earlier this season, has batted .293 with six homers and 35 RBI in 81 games for the Dodgers this season.
LA Dodg. 16.8.14
Dodgers put Ryu on DL
The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu on the 15-day disabled list with a right hip strain. Ryu suffered the injury in Wednesday's game at Atlanta. He missed time earlier this season with inflammation in his left shoulder. Ryu is 13-6 with a 3.28 ERA in 23 starts this season.
Bailey to be placed on disabled list
Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a flexor mass strain in his right elbow. Bailey, who was scheduled to start on Saturday, felt pain while throwing on Tuesday and received an MRI on Wednesday that revealed the strain. The right-hander is 9-5 with a 3.71 ERA in 23 starts this season for the Reds.