San Francisco Giants lefty reliever Jeremy Affeldt will be sidelined up to six weeks after he strained his left groin Saturday, feeling and hearing a pop on a pitch against Arizona.
The San Francisco Giants placed backup catcher Hector Sanchez on the disabled list with a strained right shoulder in one of several roster moves made by the slumping World Series champions.
The SF Giants placed infielder Joaquin Arias on the 15-day disabled list Monday with appendicitis. Nick Noonan was recalled from Triple-A Fresno to fill Arias’ spot.
Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong will have his surgically repaired pitching hand re-examined Tuesday with the hope of taking another step in his recovery.
The San Francisco Giants are still deciding whether Pablo ‘Panda’ Sandoval needs a stint on the disabled list, but manager Bruce Bochy said on Monday that he’ll at least be out “the next few days.”
The Oakland Athletics have placed third baseman Brandon Inge on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right groin and recalled infielder Adam Rosales from Triple-A Sacramento.
Third baseman Pablo Sandoval has fractured the hamate bone in his left wrist, the team announced Thursday. He will undergo surgery Friday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy told the Giants beat writers. Sandoval is expected to miss four to six weeks.
Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt has landed on the disabled list for a non-baseball injury for the second time in less than eight months.
The Oakland Athletics have activated outfielder Josh Willingham and right-handed reliever Grant Balfour from the disabled list.