Quotable

"Textbook baseball. It's not rocket science."

Astros 3B Morgan Ensberg, when talking about the Cardinals' Chris Carpenter and his ability to work ahead in the count

Personnel Dept.

Braves: Activated LHP Mike Hampton to start against the Mets and optioned RHP Kyle Davies to Class AAA Richmond.

Cardinals: Placed C Yadier Molina on the 15-day disabled list with a broken left hand and recalled utility player Hector Luna from Class AAA Memphis.

Dodgers: LHP Kelly Wunsch will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his right ankle, which he injured while making a warmup pitch in the bullpen at Coors Field.

Giants: 3B Edgardo Alfonzo, whose minor league rehab assignment was delayed by a stiff neck, will join Class AAA Fresno today. . . . RHP Kevin Correia will be recalled from Class A San Jose to start tonight against Atlanta when the Giants open a six-game homestand.

Pirates: Placed Craig Wilson on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left hand and promoted Chris Duffy from Class AAA Indianapolis.

Rockies: Outrighted reliever Bobby Seay to Class AAA Colorado Springs and plan to activate RHP Jose Acevedo off the 15-day disabled list for the start of a three-game series in Washington.