, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a forearm bruise, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive.Paxton was facing the third batter in the first inning Tuesday night when Jed Lowrie lined a ball back up the middle, hitting the pitcher hard. Paxton walked toward second base in obvious pain as a team trainer and manager Scott Servais rushed onto the field.Paxton was replaced by Felix Hernandez.After the game, Paxton told reporters he felt tightness in his arm and could not grip a baseball. X-rays were negative.Paxton is 10-5, including a no-hitter against Toronto, and a 3.68 ERA.Hernandez Johnny Pesky Jersey
, who allowed two runs over 5 2/3 innings, is likely to take Paxton’s turn in the rotation.Right-hander Christian Bergman was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma to fill Paxton’s roster spot. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reliever Wily Peralta and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a $3.25 million, one-year contract Wednesday, ensuring one of the few bright spots in the team’s shaky bullpen will be back next season.The deal includes a $2.25 million salary next year and a $7 million mutual option for 2020 with a $1 million buyout. It replaces his previous contract, which contained a $3.25 million club option for 2019 with a $25 http://www.redsoxproshops.com/authentic-carl-yastrzemski-jersey
,000 buyout.Peralta also can earn a series of performance bonuses: $125,000 each for 35 and 45 games finished; $200,000 for 50 games finished; and $250,000 for reaching 30, 55, 85 Ted Williams Jersey
, 116 and 120 points with four points for each start, two for relief outings of two innings or more and one for a relief appearances of fewer than two innings.The 29-year-old right-hander made a career-high 37 appearances last season, posting a 3.67 ERA and going 14 for 14 in save chances. He became the first Royals pitcher a perfect save percentage and at least 10 saves.In other roster news, right-hander Nate Karns chose free agency over an outright assignment to Triple-A Omaha and left-hander Jerry Vasto was claimed off waivers by the Cubs.