Devil Rays place Iwamura on DL, recall Cantu

Updated: April 24, 2007, 7:03 PM ET
Associated Press

Cantu Iwamura

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay's Akinori Iwamura was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right oblique strain that will sideline the former Japanese League star four to six weeks.

The Devils Rays' biggest offseason acquisition was injured swinging the bat on a fifth-inning double during Monday night's 10-8 victory over the New York Yankees. He resisted manager Joe Maddon's suggestion to leave the game and finished 2-for-3 with one RBI and three ...

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