Wood goes on DL; Izturis activated

Updated: May 25, 2010, 8:05 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM -- The Los Angeles Angels placed struggling third baseman Brandon Wood on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. Nobody was making much of an effort to hide the fact that it's more about his ailing swing than an injury.

Wood developed a slightly strained hip flexor while swinging a bat, then aggravated it while landing on Albert Pujols making an awkward tag attempt Sunday in St. Louis.

Wood, 25, is batting .156 with three extra-base hits in 122 at-bats. He said trainers ...

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