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
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
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.
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
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.
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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