Rays place OF Ruggiano on DL



ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have placed backup outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the 15-day disabled list because of left knee bursitis and recalled shortstop Reid Brignac from Triple-A Durham.

The moves were made before Wednesday night’s game against Kansas City.

Tampa Bay also promoted shortstop Tim Beckman, selected first overall in the 2008 amateur draft, from Double-A Montgomery to Durham.