Cardinals Notebook: Ottavino put on DL

By B.J. Rains
July 7, 2010

ST. LOUIS – The Cardinals placed pitcher Adam Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday afternoon with a right shoulder strain and recalled left-hander Evan MacLane from Triple-A Memphis.

Ottavino pitched 3 2/3 innings in relief on Saturday vs. Milwaukee and was expected to be available out of the pen again beginning Wednesday night. His trip to the disabled list is retroactive to July 4 and is the first sign that anything was wrong physically with the right-hander.

The 27-year-old MacLane was called up as insurance on May 30th in Chicago but didn