Beimel arrives, Rincon hits DL

Newly acquired lefty Joe Beimel arrived just in time for batting practice before Saturday night’s game with the Reds and donned No. 97 for the first time. Beimel, 32, was acquired in a deal for two Minor Leaguers on Friday.

Upon his arrival, the Rockies placed righty Juan Rincon on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow soreness. Beimel became sore after giving up three hits and a run iun two innings against the Mets on Wednesday. He threw with head athletic trainer Keith Dugger on Saturday afternoon before the club annonuced its decision.

Here is the Rockies’ official press release.

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