Ensberg on the DL
We were wondering about the fact Morgan Ensberg could have been hiding shoulder problems, and if that was a factor in his offensive performance diminishing. Now we know better.
ASTROS PLACE ENSBERG ON DISABLED LIST
Outfielder Luke Scott recalled from Triple A Round Rock
TX ? The Houston Astros announced today that the club has placed third
baseman Morgan Ensberg on the 15-day Disabled List with a right
shoulder contusion, retroactive to July 10. To take Ensberg?s place on
the 25-man roster, the Astros have recalled outfielder Luke Scott from
Triple A Round Rock. The announcement was made by General Manager Tim
Ensberg, 30, is batting .236 (65×276) this
season with 19 home runs and 44 RBI. He ranks third in the National
League with 68 walks, and he ranks second among all NL third basemen in
home runs and sixth in slugging (.500). He posted a career-long,
10-game hitting streak from April 13-23. Ensberg holds a career .272
(473×1737) average with 93 home runs and 290 RBI.
28, is batting .299 (95×318) for Round Rock this season with a Pacific
Coast League-leading 20 home runs and 63 RBI (second in the PCL). He
batted .360 (36×100) in June with six home runs and 19 RBI, and he is
batting .324 (33×102) vs. left-handed pitchers this season. Scott was
named a Triple A All-Star and started in left field (0x2) for the PCL
in the game yesterday in Toledo, Ohio. This season marked his second on
the Astros 40-man roster. He started in left field on Opening Day in
2005 and played in 34 games for the Astros last year (.188, 6×80).