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Cubs place Jason Heyward on the disabled list

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The Cubs have placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained finger on his right hand, the club announced on Monday. Pitcher Dylan Floro has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take the vacant roster spot.

Heyward suffered the injury on Friday diving for a fly ball. He’s hitting a pedestrian .253/.333/.364 with three home runs and 17 RBI in 111 plate appearances thus far for the Cubs.

Albert Almora, Jr., Jon Jay, and Tommy La Stella will see increased playing time with Heyward on the shelf.

Matt Adams placed on DL with fractured left index finger

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The Nationals made a handful of roster decisions on Tuesday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports. Pitcher Wander Suero was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse and 1B/OF Matt Adams was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured left index finger. With the two open roster spots, the Nationals recalled pitcher Jefry Rodriguez from Syracuse to start against the Orioles and added recently-acquired reliever Kelvin Herrera to the roster.

Adams, 29, was hit on the hand attempting to lay down a bunt on Friday. He has been quite productive for the Nationals this year, batting .275/.351/.575 with 13 home runs and 36 RBI in 171 plate appearances.

Adams was splitting time at first base with Mark Reynolds. Daniel Murphy drew starts at first base over the weekend, so it could be a Reynolds/Murphy split there now with Wilmer Difo remaining at second base.

In his major league debut on June 3, the 24-year-old Rodriguez pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings in relief of Jeremy Hellickson, who lasted just one-third of an inning. Tuesday’s start will be his first at the big league level. At Double-A Harrisburg this season, Rodriguez posted a 3.31 ERA with a 72/28 K/BB ratio in 68 innings.