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04/25/09 4:14 PM ET

Astros send Quintero to 15-day DL

Catcher has shoulder injury; Towles recalled

HOUSTON -- The Astros placed catcher Humberto Quintero on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and recalled J.R. Towles from Triple-A Round Rock.

Quintero hurt his right shoulder during a collision at the plate with Mike Cameron during Friday's game.

Towles is expected to be in uniform for Saturday's game with the Brewers.

Alyson Footer is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.