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[June 20, 2017]    June 19 (The Sports Xchange) - The Cincinnati Reds placed right-hander Bronson Arroyo and shortstop Zack Cozart on the 10-day disabled list Monday.


The move comes one day after the 40-year-old Arroyo told reporters that there is a possibility his 14-year major league career might be over as he deals with a strained right shoulder.

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Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy told reporters that his broken wrist will sideline him four to six weeks.

A three-time Gold Glove recipient, Hardy sustained the injury after being struck in the wrist by a fastball from St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn in the fourth inning of Sunday's game.

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Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is not in the starting lineup for his team's series-opening game against the host Kansas City Royals.

Pedroia was hit in the back by a pitch from Houston Astros reliever James Hoyt in the seventh inning on Sunday night. The former American League MVP was taken to a Houston hospital for X-rays on his rib area.

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New York Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres will miss the remainder of the season after the team announced the infielder needs to undergo Tommy John surgery on his non-throwing left elbow.

The Yankees said Torres has a torn ligament in his left elbow but is expected to recover after surgery in time for spring training next year.

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The Chicago White Sox placed center fielder Leury Garcia on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained finger on his left hand.

Garcia, 26, did not start Sunday for the seventh straight game, being available only as a pinch runner. The move is retroactive to June 16.

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