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iStockphoto(CHICAGO) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Mark Trumbo on the 15-day disabled list Thursday because of a stress fracture in his left foot. No timetable has been set for his return.

On the season, the 28-year-old is batting .210 with seven home runs and 19 RBI in 21 games.

The D-Backs acquired Trumbo this past off-season in a three-team trade with the Los Angeles Angels and Chicago White Sox. During his time with the Halos, he batted .250 with 95 homers and 284 RBIs in 460 games.

To fill Trumbo’s spot on the roster, Arizona recalled outfielder Roger Kieschnick from Triple-A Reno.

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Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley was awarded the NBA’s Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship on Thursday.

The 26-year-old Conley received 77 first-place votes and earned 2,335 points overall. Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green came in second, followed by Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Chicago Bulls guard Mike Dunleavy.

As part of the honor, the league will donate $10,000 on Conley’s behalf to his charity of choice, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

In 73 games this season, Conley averaged 17.2 points and six assists per game. The Grizzlies finished with a record of 50-32 and a postseason berth.

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Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The MLB suspended New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda on Thursday "for possessing a foreign substance on his person" during Wednesday night's game against the Red Sox.

Pineda was ejected in the second inning when umpires and Red Sox manager John Farrell saw pine tar on the right side of his neck.

"I know I make a mistake tonight, and I feel so sad,'' Pineda said after the game. "I learn from this mistake and I don't do it again.''

In his first start against Boston on April 10 at Yankee Stadium, Pineda was accused of having a foreign substance on his wrist. Pineda said after it was a combination of dirt and sweat he used to get a better grip of the ball. Following his ejection on Wednesday night, the 25-year old admitted to his mistake and apologized for his actions.

"I don't think he's trying to do anything to cheat, I think he's trying to go out there and compete," said Yankees manager Joe Girardi. "He used bad judgment tonight. He'll admit to that."

The suspension should cost Pineda two starts and will hurt a Yankees pitching staff that is already missing Ivan Nova, who suffered an injury last week.

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Scoreboard Roundup - 4/24/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- MLB: New York Mets 4 (12-10) - St. Louis Cardinals 1 (12-11) 

Cleveland Indians 5 (11-11) - Kansas City Royals 1 (10-11) 

Detroit Tigers 7 (11-8) - Chicago White Sox 4 (11-12)

Cincinnati Reds 2 (11-11) - Pittsburgh Pirates 1 (9-14)

Minnesota Twins 9 (11-10) - Tampa Bay Rays 7 (10-12)

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Steve Dykes/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Seattle Seahawks have shutdown cornerback Richard Sherman, who is entering the final year of his contract this season. The team and Sherman are in ongoing discussions, but the two sides are far apart, reports ESPN NFL insider Ed Werder.

Sherman is due $1.4 million this season and had 18 pass deflections to go along with eight interceptions, including his biggest in the NFC Championship game against the 49ers to clinch their Super Bowl berth.

"Whatever they feel I am due. I will take it as respect," Sherman told NFL Network on Wednesday. "It's all about respect in this game and the only way people show respect is the dollars. We'll see what happens."

The New England Patriots signed cornerback Darrelle Revis during the offseason to a one-year deal for $12 million and Sherman could command even more than that.

Seattle will open up the season on Sept. 4 at home against the Green Bay Packers.

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