Braves set to retire pitcher Glavine’s number
ATLANTA — Tom Glavine is joining Hank Aaron, Warren Spahn, former teammate Greg Maddux and three others as the seventh Braves player to have his uniform number retired. The Braves will induct Glavine into the team’s Hall of Fame and retire the two-time NL Cy Young winner’s No. 47 on Aug. 6.
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» Astros outfielder Michael Bourn was suspended two games for making contact with an umpire, but he remains in the lineup while he appeals.
» Red Sox manager Terry Francona says pitcher Josh Beckett will probably miss Friday’s start because back spasms kept him from making his usual off-day workout.
» The Twins placed shortstop J.J. Hardy on the 15-day disabled list with a bruised left wrist.
» The Padres placed right-hander Kevin Correia on the bereavement list following the death of his 22-year-old younger brother.
» Rockies left-hander Franklin Morales was placed on the 15-day disabled list with weakness in his left shoulder.
» Commissioner Bud Selig announced that the Phillies-Blue Jays series June 25-27 will be played in Philadelphia because of the G20 Summit in Toronto.