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Dice-K Placed on 15-Day DL

Following up on Daisuke Matsuzaka’s MRI and showing inflammation and weakness in his rotator cuff, he’s now been placed on the 15-Day DL, conveniently making room for John Smoltz.

Given Dice-K’s recent subpar performance, this action comes as no surprise, especially now with Smoltz ready to join Red Sox.

The Red Sox recalled catcher Dusty Brown, 27, from Triple-A Pawtucket will be active for today’s game against the Atlanta Braves. This will be his first stint in the Major Leagues. The right-handed hitter is batting .239 with two home runs and 12 RBI over 47 games with Triple-A Pawtucket this season.

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  1. Dice-K Placed on 15-Day DL: Following up on Daisuke Matsuzaka’s MRI and showing inflammation and weakness .. http://tinyurl.com/nnn966

    Posted by Sports of Boston | June 21, 2009, 1:34 pm
  2. [...] dominate for the last two months. We’ve had our biggest international superstar land on the DL twice and suck when he wasn’t on the DL. Brad Penny has been a nice surprise and what can you say [...]

    Posted by Red Sox 2009 Midseason Report Card: Pitching | Sports of Boston | July 15, 2009, 4:49 pm
  3. [...] Red Sox, Top Story ⋅ July 29, 2009 at 2:42am ⋅ Post a comment After landing on the disabled list for the second time this season, Daisuke Matsuzaka is blaming his troubles (1-5, 8.23 ERA) on [...]

    Posted by Rolling the Dice on Dice-K’s Arm | Sports of Boston | July 29, 2009, 2:42 am

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