Joe West, the major league’s senior umpire, has been suspended for three days for comments he made about Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre.
In a USA Today report published June 20 timed to coincide with the umpire’s 5,000th regular-season game, West said “it’s got to be Adrian Beltre” when asked who was the biggest complainer in the major leagues.
The World Umpires Association said Tuesday that West was serving the first game of the suspension.
Mariner’ Hernandez on DL In the midst of the AL wild card chase, the Seattle Mariners will be without starter Felix Hernandez for three to four weeks because of bursitis in his right shoulder.
Seattle also placed righthanded reliever David Phelps (Hazelwood West) on the 10-day disabled list with an impingement in his right elbow.
Miller was placed on the 10-day disabled list last week with soreness in his right knee that had bothered him for weeks.
First baseman Greg Bird (right ankle surgery) and second baseman Starlin Castro (strained right hamstring) fielded balls Monday.
Royals reinstate Cuthbert Kansas City reinstated Cheslor Cuthbert from the disabled list and optioned fellow infielder Ramon Torres to Triple-A Omaha before their game Tuesday night against St.
White Sox activate Garcia The Chicago White Sox activated All-Star outfielder Avisail Garcia and placed third baseman Matt Davidson on the 10-day disabled list because of a bruised right wrist.
Braves SS hurts knee taking the field Rookie shortstop Johan Camargo suffered a hyperextended right knee while jogging onto the field before Tuesday night’s game against the Phillies.