Baseball notes: Brewers put All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez on DL
All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Milwaukee Brewers because of a strained right hamstring. Gomez suffered the injury during Wednesday’s game against St. Louis, and the DL move was retroactive to Thursday.
Gomez left Wednesday’s game in St. Louis with the injury and returned to Milwaukee to be examined. Utility man Jason Rogers was recalled Friday from triple-A Colorado Springs.
The leadoff hitter was hitting .235 with a homer and six RBIs in eight games. Overall, the Brewers are batting just .223 entering Friday, contributing to a 2-7 start. Gerardo Parra will likely take over in center for Gomez. Rogers was hitting .360 with two homers and seven RBIs in the minors.
Reyes has cracked rib
Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes has a cracked rib on his left side, an MRI test reveals, and he will miss this weekend’s series against Atlanta. Reyes, who hopes to return Tuesday against Baltimore, said he believes was hurt on a check swing last Friday at Baltimore, though he continued to play.
Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria, who left Thursday’s game in Toronto after being hit on the left hip by a pitch, was in the lineup Friday but at designated hitter. . . . The Rays put left-handed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the DL because of a sore shoulder. . .
New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner was out of the lineup for the third straight game since suffering a bruised right wrist when hit by a pitch Monday. . . . Minnesota put left-hander Brian Duensing on the DL because of strained muscles in his rib cage. . . .
Texas activated right-hander Tanner Scheppers, who began the season on the DL because of an ankle sprain. . . . Washington reliever Craig Stammen will have surgery Sunday for a torn flexor tendon in his right forearm.
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