Rangers put Bel­tre on DL

Los Angeles Times - - BASEBALL - — as­so­ci­ated press

The Texas Rangers put third base­man Adrian Bel­tre on the 15day dis­abled list Mon­day and are call­ing up top prospect Joey Gallo.

Bel­tre suf­fered a sprained left thumb while slid­ing into sec­ond base Sun­day against the Bos­ton Red Sox. He is ex­pected to sit out at least two weeks.

The Rangers say they plan to pur­chase Gallo’s con­tract from dou­ble-A Frisco on Tues­day.

Gallo, 21, is hit­ting .314 with nine home runs and 31 runs bat­ted in for Frisco. Etc.

The Colorado Rock­ies put right-han­der Jor­dan Lyles on the 15-day DL be­cause of a toe in­jury. ... The Seat­tle Mariners sent short­stop Chris Tay­lor to the mi­nors. Tay­lor was hit­ting .159 with one RBI and 19 strike­outs. ... Seat­tle Manager Lloyd McClen­don an­nounced that left-han­der Mike Mont­gomery will start Tues­day against the New York Yan­kees. ... Miami Mar­lins right-han­der Jose Fer­nan­dez took an­other step in his re­cov­ery from el­bow lig­a­ment-re­place­ment surgery, throw­ing three hit­less innings against mi­nor league play­ers in an ex­tended spring-train­ing game in Jupiter, Fla.

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