Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Muscle strain lands A's closer Doolittle on DL

OAKLAND, Calif. — Athletics closer Sean Doolittle went on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained right intercostal.

Doolittle has 20 saves and a 2.28 ERA in 54 appearances. He has walked five and struck out 80 in 551/3 innings. The left-hander leads AL relievers in opponents' on-base percentage (.190) and is fifth in strikeouts, sixth in opponents' slugging percentage (.256) and eighth in saves and opponents batting average (.171).

RHP Dan Otero was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento, where he was optioned Thursday despite a 2.28 ERA in 56 relief appearances.

TRIPLE PLAY: The Mets turned a triple play in the sixth inning against the Dodgers. Dee Gordon led off with a single against RHP Bartolo Colon and Yasiel Puig walked before Adrian Gonzalez singled home a run. Matt Kemp followed with a sharp grounder in the hole to 3B Eric Campbell, who threw to second for the force before Daniel Murphy relayed to first. Puig tried to score on the play, but C Travis d'Arnaud took the throw from Lucas Duca and tagged Puig out.

MARINERS: 2B Robinson Cano left the game against the Red Sox in the third inning because of dizziness.

ROCKIES: OF Michael Cuddyer went on the disabled list for the third time this season with a strained left hamstring.

TIGERS: 1B Miguel Cabrera did not start a day after he aggravated a sore right ankle.

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