MLB

Royals' Aoki lands on DL

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals placed outfielder Nori Aoki on the 15-day disabled list with a groin injury.The Royals purchased the contract of outfielder Justin Maxwell from Triple-A Omaha to replace Aoki on the roster.Aoki is batting .263 with 12 doubles and 14 RBI...

Diamondbacks DFA Putz

Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks designated J.J. Putz for assignment Friday, effectively ending the veteran reliever's four- year tenure with the team.Putz saved a career-best 45 games during his first season in Arizona in 2011 and remained an effective pitcher the...

Phils' Asche comes off DL

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies will have third baseman Cody Asche available when the team continues its series with the St. Louis Cardinals Friday at Busch Stadium.The Phillies activated Asche from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's contest, with infielder...

Braves place Floyd on DL

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves placed pitcher Gavin Floyd on the 15-day disabled list Friday after he suffered a fractured elbow in Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals.After the first pitch of the seventh inning, which Washington's Jayson Werth fouled off,...

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