The Detroit Tigers removed banged-up catcher Alex Avila from Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox because of a sprained left knee.
The Kansas City Royals have activated Chris Getz from the 15-day disabled list and put him in the starting lineup at second base.
Third baseman Aramis Ramirez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Seattle Mariners' stellar starting rotation took a hit on Wednesday as lefty Erik Bedard was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left knee.
Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart sustained a slight sprain of his left knee when he collided with left fielder Carlos Gonzalez during Colorado's 8-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Phillies closer Brad Lidge has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list.
Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge has gone on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right knee.
The Houston Astros placed pitcher Brian Moehler on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee Wednesday, two days after the right-hander had to leave his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Dodgers outfielder Juan Pierre was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday after spraining a ligament in his left knee in Sunday's 1-0 loss to the Angels.
Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained left knee on Monday.
Eric Gagne's sprained knee ligament didn't keep the Los Angeles Dodgers' closer from working out Friday.
Wednesday MLB roundup
The Pirates won't have left fielder Brian Giles back as soon as they hoped.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed left fielder Brian Giles on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ligament in his right knee Saturday.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was forced to leave Thursday's game when he bruiised his left lower leg on a hard, takeout slide by Cleveland's John McDonald.