Pena placed on DL following emergency appendectomy

July, 18, 2011
7/18/11
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Yankees reserve infielder Ramiro Pena was placed on the 15-day DL after undergoing an emergency appendectomy, the club announced Monday.

Infielder Brandon Laird has been called up to fill Pena's spot on the Yankees roster.

The 25-year-old Pena was hitting .080 over 14 games this season.

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