Padres' Greene goes on DL; Thompson promoted for fourth time

Updated: August 19, 2006, 8:36 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- Padres shortstop Khalil Greene was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left middle finger on Saturday, and rookie right-hander Mike Thompson was brought up from Triple-A for the fourth time this season to start against Arizona.

Thompson started in place of Clay Hensley, who reported a pain in his left buttocks in recent days.

"I kind of felt it after my last start," Hensley said after the Padres lost 5-3. "It's such a weird injury. I can't pinpoint when ...

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