Detoured: Padres place Street on DL

5:18 PM, Aug 11, 2012   |    comments
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Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The San Diego Padres placed closer Huston Street on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left calf strain and recalled pitcher Cory Burns from Triple-A Tucson.

Street, 29, has gone 2-0 with a 0.75 earned-run average and 21 saves this season. The righty has not allowed a run over his last 22 appearances while recording a 21 1/3-inning scoreless streak.

Over parts of eight major league seasons with Oakland (2005-08), Colorado (2009-11) and San Diego, Street has gone 32-21 with 199 saves and a 2.93 ERA.

Burns, 24, has pitched to a 1-2 record with a 3.14 ERA and three saves in 54 relief appearances for Tucson this year.

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