Sweeney heads to DL after hot streak
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Seattle Mariners have placed designated hitter Mike Sweeney on the 15-day disabled list and recalled infielder Mike Carp from Triple-A Tacoma.
The move before Monday night's game at Texas is retroactive to Thursday, and comes after the 36-year-old, five-time All-Star had a streak of power hitting that Seattle's offense desperately needs. Sweeney is again battling low-back pain.
He is hitting .258 with six home runs and 16 RBIs in 27 games.
The 23-year-old ...
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