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Matt LaPorta To The 15-Day DL; Travis Buck Comes Right Back Up

Matt LaPorta, who injured his right ankle on Friday night in a rundown during the Indians’ game with the Pirates, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list and Travis Buck, who was just sent down on Friday when Travis Hafner was activated, is right back with the big club.

This will be Buck’s third stint of the year already with the Tribe. Thus far he is hitting .226 with two homers and eight RBI’s.

LaPorta was hitting .242 with eight long-balls and 31 RBI. His injury is being called an ankle sprain.

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