Nerve problem sidelines Giese

Updated: May 18, 2009, 6:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Oakland Athletics put pitcher Dan Giese on the 15-day disabled list and recalled left-hander Gio Gonzalez from Triple-A Sacramento on Monday.

Giese has a nerve problem near his right elbow. He is 0-3 with a 5.32 ERA in seven games, including one start this season.

Gonzalez appeared in one game with the Athletics earlier this year, allowing three runs over five relief innings.

Also, injured infielder Nomar Garciaparra ran the bases, fielded grounders ...

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