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Hector Sanchez put on DL

Updated: July 18, 2012, 5:28 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The San Francisco Giants have placed catcher Hector Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left knee.

Sanchez hurt his knee in Tuesday night's 9-0 win over the Atlanta Braves. An MRI on Wednesday confirmed the sprain.

The Giants recalled catcher Eli Whiteside from Triple-A Fresno to move into Sanchez's role as Buster Posey's backup. Posey started at first base Tuesday night before moving back to catcher after Sanchez left the game in the fourth inning.

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