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Dodgers activate Zack Greinke from the 15-day disabled list and place Josh Beckett on it

May 15, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT

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Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Dodgers have officially activated right-hander Zack Greinke from the 15-day disabled list. He will make his third start of the 2013 regular season on Wednesday night against the visiting Nationals.

To clear a roster spot, right-hander Josh Beckett was placed on the disabled list with a strained right groin muscle. He suffered the injury while covering first base on a groundout Monday evening and will likely need over three weeks of recovery time.

Greinke has been out since fracturing his left collarbone during an April 11 brawl with Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin. The 29-year-old made only one rehab start and did not look very sharp, but the 16-22 Dodgers didn’t want to wait another week.

Greinke signed a six-year, $147 million free agent contract with Los Angeles this winter.

  1. ptfu - May 15, 2013 at 6:46 PM

    Welcome back, Zack. Best of luck to ya.

  2. e5tolife - May 15, 2013 at 6:54 PM

    They always have Sanchez to fall back on

  3. blingslade - May 15, 2013 at 9:13 PM

    Dude’s a fruitcake. He’ll do something stupid again by the end of season.

  4. giantboy99 - May 15, 2013 at 9:18 PM


  5. duckthefodgers - May 15, 2013 at 9:22 PM

    Can’t wait to see his reaction next time someone charges him.

    • manchestermiracle - May 16, 2013 at 9:25 AM

      What do you mean? He hasn’t even been arrested, let alone charged.

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