PHOENIX The injuries continue to pile up for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who placed Silver Slugger second baseman Aaron Hill on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with a broken hand.
The team filled his roster spot by reinstating infielder Didi Gregorius from the DL.
Hill joins starting left fielder Jason Kubel, starting center fielder Adam Eaton and starting shortstop Willie Bloomquist on the disabled list. Starting right fielder Cody Ross just returned from the DL this week at the same time that Kubel was lost.
It is really unfortunate to lose not only a talented baseball player but a tremendous teammate in Aaron Hill for the near future, general manager Kevin Towers said. We are confident that the depth we have in the middle infield will serve us well while Aaron recovers.
The team's options at second base involve shifting two of their current starting infielders: Third baseman Martin Prado and shortstop Cliff Pennington. Eric Chavez could take Prado's spot at third base, an...