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MLB: Posey is put on seven-day DL

San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey, right, is looked at by home plate umpire Fieldin Culbreth and Ar
San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey, right, is looked at by home plate umpire Fieldin Culbreth and Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Jeff Mathis after getting hit in the helmet by a fastball on Monday.
(Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

Catcher Buster Posey was put on the seven-day disabled list Tuesday by the San Francisco Giants because of concussion symptoms, a day after he was struck in the helmet by a 94-mph fastball from Taijuan Walker of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Catcher Tim Federowicz had his contract purchased from triple-A Sacramento to take Posey’s place and right-hander Clayton Blackburn was designated for assignment.

Kemp goes on DL

Outfielder Matt Kemp was put on the 10-day DL by the Atlanta Braves because of a right hamstring strain. The move is retroactive to Saturday.

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Kemp is eight for 16 with four doubles and two home runs.

Infielder Johan Camargo was recalled from triple-A Gwinnett to take Kemp’s roster spot.

Segura is sidelined

Shortstop Jean Segura was put on the 10-day DL by the Seattle Mariners because of a strained right hamstring.

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Segura is hitting .313 with 10 hits and six runs scored.

Seattle called up infielder Mike Freeman from triple-A Tacoma.


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