Groin injury lands Betancourt on DL

Updated: June 1, 2009, 4:59 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Relief pitcher Rafael Betancourt was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday by the Cleveland Indians due to a strained right groin and left-hander Tony Sipp was recalled from Triple-A Columbus.

Betancourt left Sunday's game against the New York Yankees in the middle of the eighth inning with the leg injury, giving the Indians eight players on the disabled list. Only the Tampa Bay Rays have more, with nine.

Betancourt is 1-1 with a save and a 3.71 ERA. His 25 appearances ...

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