NEW YORK – New York Mets third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a right hamstring injury.

Wright gingerly left the field Friday night in the 10th inning of New York’s 4-2 victory against Kansas City. Wright, who had been dealing with what was called cramping in his hamstring for a few days, strained it when he legged out an infield hit.

New York recalled Mike Baxter from Triple-A Las Vegas.

YANKEES: Manager Joe Girardi is giving shortstop Derek Jeter two games off to rest his sore right leg.

Girardi said Jeter has been dealing with a calf injury. Girardi doesn’t know if the injury was related to a strained right quadriceps that landed Jeter on the disabled list from July 12 until being activated last Sunday.

PADRES: San Diego signed shortstop Ronny Cedeno to a minor league contract in case Everth Cabrera is suspended for 50 games as part of the investigation of the Biogenesis drug clinic.

ASTROS: Houston recalled right-hander Brad Peacock from Triple-A Oklahoma City to start Sunday’s series finale with Minnesota.

BRAVES: Atlanta activated outfielder B.J. Upton from the 15-day disabled list and put catcher Gerald Laird on the DL.

REDS: Cincinnati optioned reliever Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville.

 


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