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.
Boston Red Sox SS Marco Scutaro: Scutaro was on the DL for a total of 30 days after being placed there on May 8th with a strained left oblique. Jose Iglesias was initially called up to fill in as a defensive replacement for Scutaro, but was sent back down to Triple-A Pawtucket when Drew Sutton was called up. A corresponding move is forthcoming.
Minnesota Twins LHP Francisco Liriano: Liriano was on the DL for a total of 15 days after being placed there on May 23rd with left shoulder inflammation. Aside from his no-hitter earlier in the season, Liriano has struggled, posting a 5.30 ERA. In his return to the rotation, Liriano went five innings on 84 pitches, giving up one unearned run on three hits and three walks. He struck out seven. Anthony Slama was optioned to Triple-A Rochester.