He plays through a torn laburm
He plays through a torn finger tendon
He plays through recurring stiffness in both shoulders
And struggled after each injury. It took an oblique injury to finally get Gary Sheffield on the disabled list where he belongs. Hopefully he isn't back until he is 100%.
Jeff Larish is up. I'll bet he DH's. Leyland loves his left-handed bats. This could create an awkward situation if Larish outproduces Sheffield in the way that he should.
Larish's purchased contract brings the 40 man roster up to 37. There is still plenty of flexibility for later in the year.