The Twins announced on Tuesday that third baseman Miguel Sanó has been placed on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to April 28, with a strained left hamstring. Infielder Gregorio Petit has been recalled from Triple-A Rochester.
It’s not clear exactly when Sanó suffered the injury. Presumably, it was on the 27th when he went 1-for-5 in a 15-9 loss to the Reds.
This season, Sanó is batting .213/.289/.450 with five home runs and 14 RBI in 90 plate appearances.
While Sanó has been absent, Eduardo Escobar has shifted from shortstop to third base, and Ehire Adrianza took over at shortstop. That figures to be the case until Sanó returns.
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers will retire the No. 34 jersey of pitcher Fernando Valenzuela during a three-day celebration this summer.
Valenzuela was part of two World Series champion teams, winning the 1981 Rookie of the Year and Cy Young awards. He was a six-time All-Star during his 11 seasons in Los Angeles from 1980-90.
He will be honored from Aug. 11-13 when the Dodgers host Colorado.
Valenzuela will join Pee Wee Reese, Tommy Lasorda, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, Jim Gilliam, Don Sutton, Walter Alston, Sandy Koufax, Roy Campanella, Jackie Robinson and Don Drysdale with retired numbers.
“To be a part of the group that includes so many legends is a great honor,” Valenzuela said. “But also for the fans, the support they’ve given me as a player and working for the Dodgers, this is also for them.”