The Arizona Diamondbacks placed All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand Saturday.
Goldschmidt was injured Friday night when he was hit by a pitch from Pittsburgh's Ernesto Frieri. There is no timetable for his return.
Goldschmidt, 26, was having a great follow-up season to his NL runner-up performance in 2013. He is hitting .300 with 19 homers and 69 RBIs, and he leads the majors with 39 doubles and 75 runs scored.
Arizona recalled outfielder Alfredo Marte from Triple-A Reno to replace Goldschmidt on the roster.
---The Cleveland Indians announced on Saturday that Jim Thome, the club's all-time home run leader, will sign an honorary contract with the team and officially retire.
The Indians unveiled Thome's statue earlier Saturday in Heritage Park, in center field at Progressive Field. The Indians also placed a marker in center field, at the spot where his 511-foot homer -- the longest in the ballpark's history -- landed on July 3, 1999.
Thome spent 12 of his 22 years with the Indians. His 337 home runs and 1,008 walks are the most in franchise history.
In other news, the Indians recalled left-handed pitcher TJ House from Triple-A Columbus and optioned right-hander Austin Adams to Columbus.
---Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole was scratched from his second rehab start for Saturday night with Triple-A Indianapolis, according to MLB.com.
Cole is recovering from a strained right lat muscle. It is not clear whether he had a setback or when he will pitch next.
"After Gerrit's last outing and last bullpen, we decided another bullpen to refine some things was the best course of action,"
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wrote in a text message to reporters.
---The Boston Red Sox placed catcher David Ross on the 15-day disabled list with a ruptured plantar fascia in his right foot.
In a corresponding roster move, the Red Sox called up catcher Dan Butler from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Ross, 37, made his first start Friday since July 28 and aggravated the injury against the New York Yankees. He left the game in the seventh inning. He is batting .192 with a .255 on-base percentage, six home runs and 12 RBIs in 139 plate appearances this season.
---The Seattle Mariners placed designated hitter Corey Hart on the 15-day disabled list, activated pitcher James Paxton from the 60-day DL and outrighted pitcher Blake Beavan from the 40-man roster after he cleared waivers Saturday.
Hart, 32, went on the DL with a right knee contusion. He missed 42 games from May 19 to July 3 with a strained left hamstring. He is batting .203 with a .278 on-base percentage, five home runs and 20 RBIs this season.
Paxton, 25, had been on the DL since April 9 with a strained left shoulder. He has made two starts this season, allowing three runs over 12 innings while striking out 13 and walking two. He was scheduled to start Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles.
Beavan, 25, has been out most of the season with a right shoulder injury.
---Los Angeles Dodgers announced that left-hander Paul Maholm has a torn ACL in his right knee.
Maholm was injured while covering first base in the seventh inning Friday night during an 8-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. The Dodgers announced that he will visit Dr. Neal ElAttrache and decide on treatment.
The Dodgers also lost outfielder Yasiel Puig (mild left hamstring strain) and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez (right knee bruise) to baserunning injuries Friday. Manager Don Mattingly said both players are day to day.
---The Kansas City Royals placed first baseman Eric Hosmer on the 15-day disabled list Saturday and activated left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas from the DL.
Hosmer is on the disabled list with a hand injury. This season, he is batting .267 with six home runs and 46 RBIs.
Vargas started Saturday's game against the Oakland A's, pitching well for four innings before the A's tagged him for seven runs in the fifth inning.