WASHINGTON (AP) The San Diego Padres have put third baseman Chase Headley on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right calf and called up two players from the minors.
The Padres made the moves before Friday’s game at Washington. They promoted infielder Jace Peterson from Double-A San Antonio and right-hander Kevin Quackenbush from Triple-A El Paso. Outfielder Tommy Medica was optioned to Triple-A.
Headley left in the second inning of Thursday’s win over the Nationals. He is hitting .186 with two home runs and seven RBIs.
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Left fielder Seth Smith, who left Thursday’s game with a groin injury, says he’s day to day.
Peterson was hitting .311 with three doubles, a home run and seven RBIs in 18 games. Quackenbush had four saves and a 1.80 ERA in nine appearances.