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Disabled List Updates: Brandon Inge, Jose Contreras, Josh Willingham

The DL on the DL

Updates from around Major League Baseball on players who are "freshly back" from the disabled list or "newly gone" to the DL.

Freshly Back:
  • Detroit Tigers 3B Brandon Inge: Inge was on the DL for a total of 21 days after being placed there June 2nd with mononucleosis. Adam Wilk was optioned to Triple-A Toledo.
Newly Gone:
  • Philadelphia Phillies RHP Jose Contreras - 15-Day DL retroactive to June 20th, Right forearm strain. Contreras strained his elbow earlier in the season and was out for 34 days. Juan Perez was called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
  • Oakland Athletics LF Josh Willingham - 15-Day DL retroactive to June 18th, Strained left Achilles. Chris Carter was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento. Carter made his major league debut last year, playing in 24 games with a .186 batting average. In parts of three seasons in Triple-A, he has a .255 batting average and 40 home runs in 161 games.