Pena goes on DL with broken hand bone

Updated: May 3, 2009, 5:32 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City placed Tony Pena Jr. on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a fractured bone in his left hand.

To fill Pena's spot, the Royals promoted infielder Luis Hernandez from Triple-A Omaha.

Pena fractured his left hamate bone Saturday against Minnesota, but remained in the game.

Hernandez was a non-roster invitee to spring training after spending the last two seasons in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He played 66 games in the majors with the ...

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