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Missed high-five lands Baker on DL

Updated: June 18, 2013, 7:01 PM ET
By Todd Wills | Special to ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers placed utility man Jeff Baker on the 15-day disabled list and optioned first baseman Chris McGuiness to Triple-A Round Rock and recalled reliever Joe Ortiz and catcher Robinson Chirinos.

Baker, who the Rangers hoped to keep of the DL, goes on with a sprained right thumb, retroactive to June 13. He had been one of the Rangers' hottest hitters, batting .317 with nine home runs and 16 RBIs.

Baker sprained his right thumb last Thursday when ...

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