Dodgers put Hector Gimenez on DL

Updated: April 10, 2011, 3:21 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN DIEGO -- The Los Angeles Dodgers placed catcher Hector Gimenez on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of pain in his right knee.

The move clears a place on the active roster for right-hander John Ely, who was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque to make what likely will be a one-time spot start against the San Diego Padres.

Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said Gimenez has been dealing with discomfort in his knee since late in spring training. Manager Don Mattingly ...

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