Sanchez has a right pectoralis major strain. The move is
retroactive to Saturday.
Soria has a left oblique strain.
The club will call up Robbie Ray to start Wednesday against the
Pittsburgh Pirates in place of Sanchez, who is 8-5 with a 3.53 ERA
Sanchez could miss at least three weeks. He left Friday night's game
against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with a strained
muscle in his right side.
Soria, who was recently acquired from the Texas Rangers, left
Saturday's game with a strained muscle in his left side after
warming up before the 10th inning. He is 2-4 with a 3.58 ERA with 17
saves (all with the Rangers). He was the Rangers' closer but is in a
setup role with the Tigers. Soria is 1-1 with a 10.38 ERA in six
games with Detroit.
---The Los Angeles Dodgers placed shortstop Hanley Ramirez on the
15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. The move was
made retroactive to Saturday.
The Dodgers recalled infielder Darwin Barney from Triple-A
---Los Angeles Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs will have Tommy John
surgery and may be sidelined through the 2015 season, the team
Skaggs was recently placed on the disabled list with a flexor
This year, the 23-year-old is 5-5 with a 4.30 ERA in 113 innings.
Skaggs was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a
three-team trade involving the Chicago White Sox that sent
outfielder Mark Trumbo to Arizona.
---The Cleveland Indians placed outfielder David Murphy and first
baseman/outfielder Nick Swisher on the 15-day disabled list. Murphy
has a right abdominal strain and Swisher has right knee soreness.
The club recalled outfielder Tyler Holt and infielder/outfielder
Zach Walters from Triple-A Columbus.
---Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez was placed on the
15-day disabled list with left knee tendinitis and a right ankle
sprain. He was removed in the seventh inning of Friday's game and
did not play Saturday.
Left-hander Brett Anderson will see a spine surgeon in Phoenix on
Monday after an MRI performed on his lower back found a bulging disk
between the L4-L5 vertebrae, the team announced. Surgery is a
possibility and it seems certain Anderson will not pitch again this
---Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was out of the
lineup after fouling a ball off his left ankle in the first inning
off Saturday night's game against Oakland. X-rays were negative, and
he is day-to-day.
"He's really sore," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said.
---The Chicago White Sox optioned left-hander Eric Surkamp to
Triple-A. Surkamp had an ERA of 7.11, and right-hander Matt
Lindstrom is scheduled to come off the disabled list this week.
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---The Boston Red Sox recalled left-hander Edwin Escobar from Triple-A
Pawtucket and optioned right-hander Heath Hembree to Pawtucket.
---The Chicago Cubs made a couple of roster moves before the game,
activating right-hander Jacob Turner (acquired from the Miami Marlins on
Friday) and right-hander Neil Ramirez (15-day DL with triceps soreness).
To make room, the Cubs sent left-hander Chris Rusin to Triple-A Iowa and
put right-hander Brian Schlitter on the 15-day DL (retroactive to Aug.
9) with right shoulder inflammation. The Cubs haven't yet settled on a
plan for Turner, although he figures to be used in relief for now.
---The San Francisco Giants recalled first baseman Adam Duvall, who
leads the Pacific Coast League with 26 home runs and 84 RBIs.
The Giants optioned outfielder Juan Perez to Triple-A Fresno.
---Texas Rangers right-hander Derek Holland pitched three scoreless
innings in his third rehab start for Double-A Frisco on Saturday night,
allowing three hits while striking out four on 49 pitches. Holland has
allowed four runs in six innings over three rehab starts for Frisco and
Triple-A Round Rock.
---Houston Astros outfielder George Springer remains in a holding
pattern regarding his reinstatement from the 15-day disabled list.
Springer felt discomfort in his left quad following a workout Saturday,
and his status remains day-to-day.
---Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said injured right-hander Matt
Garza has not resumed throwing and likely will need more than 15 days on
the disabled list. Garza landed on the disabled list retroactive to Aug.
4 because of a strained left oblique.
---The Philadelphia Phillies claimed right-hander Jerome Williams off
waivers. Williams pitched for the Rangers and Astros this season, going
2-5 in 28 games (two starts) with a 6.71 ERA.
Right-hander Sean O'Sullivan was designated for assignment to make room
for Williams on the roster.
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