Diamondbacks place reliever Putz on 15-day DL

Updated: August 24, 2013, 7:34 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Arizona Diamondbacks placed right-handed reliever J.J. Putz on the 15-day DL on Saturday with a dislocated right pinky finger and recalled right-hander Chaz Roe from Triple-A Reno.

Putz hurt his finger in Friday night's 4-3 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies. Putz is 3-1 with a 2.43 ERA in 35 games this season. Roe, a rookie reliever, pitched in five games this season for the Diamondbacks and went 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA.


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