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Nationals Lose Beimel, Promote Rivera

Foxsports.com is reporting that the Nationals have place reliever Joe Beimel on the disabled list with a hip injury. Beimel injured his hip after making a defensive play against Atlanta yesterday. He has a 1.23 ERA in eight appearances so far this season and the Nationals hope he will spend the minimum fifteen days on the DL before rejoining the Nationals.

Rivera is 0-3 in six outings this season with the Nationals, including a blown save. Rivera has a sub-4.00 ERA in 221 career games.

This story was approved by MLB Rumors.