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Astros send Quintero to 15-day DL

Astros send Quintero to 15-day DL

HOUSTON -- The Astros placed catcher Humberto Quintero on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and recalled J.R. Towles from Triple-A Round Rock.

Quintero hurt his right shoulder during a collision at the plate with Mike Cameron during Friday's game.

Towles is expected to be in uniform for Saturday's game with the Brewers.


Alyson Footer is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.