Padres place Chris Denorfia on DL

Updated: August 6, 2011, 6:48 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The San Diego Padres have placed outfielder Chris Denorfia on the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Pirates because of a strained right hamstring.

San Diego recalled outfielder Blake Tekotte, less than 48 hours after optioning him to Double-A San Antonio.

Denorfia had not played since leaving a game last Sunday. He had been working out attempting to return but manager Bud Black said the team finally decided it couldn't play a man short any longer.

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