PHILADELPHIA (AP) -Octavio Dotel was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain by the Atlanta Braves on Friday.
Dotel, who was acquired by the Braves from Kansas City on July 31 for right-hander Kyle Davies, was 0-0 with an 8.31 ERA in five games with the Braves.
Dotel was 2-1 with a 3.91 ERA and 11 saves in 14 chances with Kansas City this season, after missing the first seven weeks with a strained left oblique muscle. He has bounced back well after a major elbow injury that plagued him in 2005 and 2006.
The Braves recalled right-hander Manny Acosta from Triple-A Richmond to take his place.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Rockies vs. Dodgers Prediction Will the red-hot Dodgers pick up another win tonight when they host the Rockies at 10:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Phillies vs. Diamondbacks Prediction With Robbie Ray on the mound, will the Diamondbacks rebound with a victory over the Phillies at 10:10PM ET tonight?
Thumbnail Tigers vs. Padres Pick Will the San Diego Padres keep the losing streak of the Detroit Tigers intact when the two continue their weekend series tonight at...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Mariners Pick Can the Houston Astros avoid another loss to the Seattle Mariners when the two meet up again tonight at...
Thumbnail Pirates vs. Cardinals Prediction Will the Pirates pull off another upset in St. Louis tonight when they visit the Cardinals at 7:15PM ET?

MLB Team Pages