MLB roundup: Ibanez placed on DL
PHILADELPHIA ó Phillies left fielder Raul Ibanez went on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.
He is batting .312 with 22 homers and 59 RBIs, ranking second in the NL in homers and RBIs.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. ó Mets left-hander Oliver Perez, on the disabled list since May 7, threw 48 pitches in three shutout innings of an extended spring training game at the Mets’ rehab facility.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. ó Arizona reliever Tom Gordon threw 35 pitches in his first bullpen session since going on the disabled list May 4 with a pulled left hamstring.PADRES
SAN DIEGO ó Chris Young will be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right shoulder.
ST. LOUIS ó St. Louis eased infielder Khalil Greene back into competition, activating him from a stint on the 15-day disabled list for social anxiety disorder but leaving him out of the lineup against the Detroit Tigers.
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa said Greene could make a start this weekend.
ARLINGTON, Texas ó Texas closer Frank Francisco threw seven of nine pitches for strikes while retiring all three batters he faced in a rehab appearance.
Francisco, who started for Double-A Frisco, is eligible to come off the disabled list today.
ST. LOUIS ó Detroit altered its rotation and the middle of their lineup by placing left-hander Dontrelle Willis on the 15-day disabled list with an anxiety disorder and benching slumping slugger Magglio Ordonez indefinitely.
Ordonez was hitting .273 with two homers and 22 RBIs.
SAN DIEGO ó Seattle placed second baseman Jose Lopez on the bereavement list and called up infielder Chris Woodward.
Lopez, who leads the team with 42 RBIs, left the club to return to his native Venezuela because his sister is seriously ill.