Rafael Betancourt (appendix) on DL
DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies have placed right-hander Rafael Betancourt on the disabled list after the closer had his appendix removed Friday night.
The team recalled righty Mitchell Boggs from Double-A Tulsa on Saturday to take Betancourt's place in the bullpen.
Betancourt was feeling ill Friday afternoon and was sent to a medical center. He was then moved to a hospital where he underwent an emergency appendectomy.
He is expected to miss up to three weeks.
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