Rockies put Betancourt on DL

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The Colorado Rockies placed closer Rafael Betancourt on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 15.
The right-hander, who has 15 saves in 16 opportunities this season, had his appendix removed Friday night.
The Rockies recalled right-hander Mitchell Boggs from Double-A Tulsa. Boggs came in a trade from the St. Louis Cardinals on July 9 and was optioned to Double-A Tulsa, where he has one save and a 1.50 ERA in four games.