Rays place OF Ruggiano on DL

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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.