Brad Ausmus has been placed on the 15-day DL for the 1st time in his 17-year career. Ausmus has a pinched nerve in his back.
Kevin Youkilis was 2-5 with 1 HR (his 1st), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Royals.
Ryan Braun was 0-4 against the Cardinals.
Gabe Kapler was 0-3 against the Yankees.
John Grabow picked up his 1st hold of the season. He pitched 1 scoreless inning on 1 hit and 1 K against the Reds.
Craig Breslow picked up his 1st loss of the season. He pitched 1/3 of an inning on 2 hits and 1 IBB against the Angels.