Giants Put Burrell On DL, Promote Catcher
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SAN DIEGO (CBS / AP) — The San Francisco Giants have placed outfielder Pat Burrell on the 15-day disabled list with a foot injury and purchased the contract of catcher Hector Sanchez from Triple-A Fresno.
Burrell has a strained right foot. He is hitting .233 with seven homers and 21 RBIs in 172 at-bats.
The 21-year-old Sanchez was hitting .305 with 12 RBIs in 23 games with Fresno. He began the season with Class-A San Jose and batted .301 with eight homers and 42 RBIs in 42 games.
To make room for Sanchez on the 40-man roster, the Giants put Mark DeRosa on the 60-day disabled list.
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