San Diego Padres Place Closer Huston Street On 15-Day D-L


0  Updated at 8:15 am, August 12th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Jason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images(PITTSBURGH ) — The San Diego Padres placed closer Huston Street on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left calf strain. The team called up right-hander Cory Burns from Triple A-Tucson to take his roster spot.

The 29-year-old Street was injured on the final play in Friday night’s 9-8 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, when he went to cover first base on a groundball.

Street is 2-0 on the season with a 0.75 ERA and 45 strike outs in 36 innings of work. He has converted all 21 of his save opportunities.

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