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Astros put closer Valverde on DL 2009-04-29


Astros put closer Valverde on DL 2009-04-29
CINCINNATI (AP) - The Houston Astros put closer Jose Valverde on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained calf that has bothered him for a week.

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Houston called up right-hander Jeff Fulchino from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday night to take his place. Fulchino signed a minor league deal on Feb. 7 after appearing in a dozen games for Kansas City last season.

Valverde strained his calf while chasing a ball that bounced off his right ankle last week. After sitting out a couple of games, he pitched the ninth inning Sunday and the calf swelled up again overnight. Valverde had 44 saves for Houston last season.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: April 29, 2009

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