WASHINGTON (AP) -Right-hander Jason Simontacchi, who has tendinitis in his elbow, was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals on Friday.
Simontacchi was scheduled to start Friday night's game with Colorado, but was scratched on Thursday. He is 6-7 with a 6.37 ERA in 13 starts.
The move is retroactive to July 16.
The Nationals will recall right-hander Chris Booker from Columbus on Saturday. Booker is 1-4 with a 3.83 ERA with 24 saves for the Triple-A team.

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