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[August 16, 2017]
(The Sports Xchange) - Cincinnati
Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco was placed on the disabled list Tuesday,
one day after fracturing his left foot.
Mesoraco departed Monday's game against the Chicago Cubs in the
second inning after being hit in the left foot by a pitch from Jose
X-rays displayed a fracture of the fifth metatarsal. Mesoraco is
batting just .213 with six homers and 14 RBIs this season.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Gregory Polanco on the
10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain, the team
Polanco will be making his third stint on the disabled list this
season. The most recent move is retroactive to Sunday.
The New York Yankees placed right-hander Luis Cessa on the 10-day
disabled list with a ribcage injury.
Cessa has appeared in 10 games, making five starts, for New York
this season. He was 0-3 with a 4.75 ERA, including 4 1/3 innings of
two-run ball against the New York Mets on Monday.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers traded right-handed pitcher Chris Hatcher to
the Oakland Athletics.
The Dodgers received international amateur signing bonus pool space
in exchange for Hatcher, who has been sidelined since June 22 with
The Chicago White Sox activated right-hander Dylan Covey from the
disabled list prior to the opener of a two-game interleague series
versus the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Covey will assume the available roster spot of Tyler Clippard, who
was traded to the Houston Astros on Sunday for a player to be named
later or cash considerations.
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