Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was put on the 15-day disabled list Saturday for the third time this season with more pain in his left side.
Ellsbury collided with Texas pitcher Tommy Hunter at first base after he led off Friday night's game with a roller down the line. Ellsbury underwent MRI and CT scans on Saturday in Boston, and was diagnosed with bruising on the left side of his rib cage.
He was in only his ninth game back from the DL after sitting out 58 games because of broken ribs on his left side. He had sat out 37 games during an earlier DL stint for a similar injury.
The Toronto Blue Jays signed left-hander Ricky Romero to a five-year, $30.1-million contract extension.
The 25-year-old Romero, who pitched for Cal State Fullerton, is the second player rookie general manager Alex Anthopoulos has locked up with a long-term deal. The Blue Jays have an option for a sixth year that would increase the value of the contract to more than $43 million.