Hamstring injury lands Cardinals’ Kelly on DLv

2014-04-17T17:16:00Z 2014-04-17T21:23:25Z Hamstring injury lands Cardinals’ Kelly on DLvThe Associated Press The Associated Press
April 17, 2014 5:16 pm  • 

WASHINGTON — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

Kelly got hurt while trying to beat out a bunt attempt in the fourth inning of the Cardinals’ 5-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. He is 1-1 with a 0.59 ERA in three starts this season.

Teixeira almost ready

TAMPA, Fla. — Mark Teixeira could be back in the New York Yankees’ lineup Sunday.

The first baseman walked twice, struck out and scored a run Thursday in his first extended spring training game since injuring his right leg.

Teixeira is eligible to come off the 15-day disabled Sunday, when the Yankees finish a four-game series against Tampa Bay.

Inside pitch

  • Seattle Mariners first baseman
  • Ji-Man Choi
  • has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance. The 22-year-old Choi was hitting .394 at Triple-A Tacoma with one homer and five RBIs.
  • Kansas City outfielder
  • Lorenzo Cain
  • has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left groin strain. He is hitting .333 with five RBIs and two stolen bases in 12 games this season.

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