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MLB: Chris Tillman (1-5) goes on DL

The Baltimore Orioles placed struggling right-hander Chris Tillman on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain. The move comes less than 24 hours after Tillman yielded six runs in 11/3 innings against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night, leaving him at 1-5 with a 10.46 ERA.

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The New York Mets will skip struggling left-hander Jason Vargas' next turn in the rotation Tuesday. Manager Mickey Callaway said Friday that Vargas will instead throw a simulated game before the Mets host Toronto. Vargas is 0-3 with a 13.86 ERA since returning from surgery on his right hand. ... The Texas Rangers activated second baseman Rougned Odor from the 10-day disabled list and he was in the starting lineup against the Houston Astros. ... The Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners were rained out and will play a doubleheader Saturday at Detroit.

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