• D-backs place Putz on DL with elbow strain

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated May 8, 2013
    Putz on the 15-day disabled list with an elbow strain and sent him back to Phoenix for further tests. Putz on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday because of a right elbow strain and recalled reliever Will Harris from Triple-A Reno before the finale of a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The D-backs placed closer J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday because of a right elbow strain and recalled reliever Will Harris from Triple-A Reno before the finale of a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The D-backs placed closer J.J. "We know he's not going to be back anytime soon," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. After the second pitch, he felt stiffness in his elbow, and after the fourth pitch he was visibly clenching and unclenching his fist and shaking his arm. Harris has 20 games of major league experience, all with Colorado last season, when he gave up 16 earned runs in 17 2-3 innings and struck out 19. All rights reserved.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Putz goes on DL; Diamondbacks recall Harris

      The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed closer J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday because of a right elbow strain and recalled reliever Will Harris from Triple-A Reno before the finale of a three-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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