The Los Angeles Angels have placed 33-year old righty swinging catcher Geovany Soto on the 15-day disabled list due to left knee inflammation. Soto has played in 22 games for the Angels so far this year and he is 19 of 67 (.284 avg, .811 OPS) with 10 runs scored, 3 homers and 8 RBIs. The Angels have called up 27-year old righty swinging catcher Juan Graterol to replace Soto on the active roster. Graterol has played in 46 games in AAA-ball so far this year and he is 45 of 154 (.292 avg, .688 OPS) with 19 runs scored, 1 homer, 19 RBIs and 1 stolen base. He has now played in 505 games in his first 11 years in the minors and he is 445 of 1,659 (.268 avg, .650 OPS) with 174 runs scored, 12 homers, 174 RBIs and 9 stolen bases. This will be Graterol’s first shot at playing in the show.