Taveras put on DL with quad injury

Updated: August 19, 2009, 7:01 PM ET
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CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Reds placed center fielder Willy Taveras on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained right quadriceps.

Taveras was hurt on a bunt attempt in the seventh inning of Tuesday's 8-5, 10-inning loss to San Francisco. He left the game after grounding out a couple of pitches later and jogging to first base. He was hitting .238 in 98 games.

The Reds called up outfielder Drew Stubbs to replace Taveras, and put him in the starting lineup Wednesday ...

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