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Injured Mets remain in hospital

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Mike Cameron will need facial surgery and Carlos Beltran sustained a concussion after their frightening outfield collision, the New York Mets said Friday.

Both players spent Thursday night in a San Diego hospital following their seventh-inning crash in the Mets' 2-1 loss to the Padres. Cameron and Beltran were going at full tilt for David Ross' sinking liner, and their heads hit as they made diving tries.

Cameron broke his nose, had multiple fractures of both cheekbones and a slight concussion. The right fielder was placed on the 15-day disabled list, and Victor Diaz was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk for Friday night's game at Los Angeles.

Beltran had a slight facial fracture. The center fielder most likely will not need surgery.

DELGADO SUSPENDED: Former major league infielder Wilson Delgado was suspended for 30 games Friday, the second time he's been penalized this season for violating the minor league drug policy.

Delgado, playing in the Florida organization, was suspended for 15 games in May under the steroids policy. He was hitting .285 with six home runs and 37 RBIs for Triple-A Albuquerque.

Delgado, 33, played in 42 games last year for the New York Mets, batting .292 with two home runs. He is a career .251 hitter over parts of nine major league seasons with San Francisco, the New York Yankees, Kansas City, St. Louis, the Angels and the Mets.

There have been 82 suspensions issued this season for violations of the minor league drug program.

RHODES ACTIVATED: Reliever Arthur Rhodes was activated from the bereavement list on Friday by the Cleveland Indians. The left-hander had missed the past week because of a family illness.

The team optioned left-hander Brian Tallet to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Rhodes.

Tallet made just one appearance with the Indians, pitching 2 1/3 innings on Tuesday night when Cleveland scored 11 runs in the ninth inning and rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 13-7. Before joining the Indians, Tallet went 6-5 with a 4.47 ERA with the Bisons.

DOCUMENTS SURRENDERED: Documents about Rafael Palmeiro's failed drug test were turned over to Congress by Major League Baseball on Friday, information that will be used to determine whether to pursue a perjury charge against the Baltimore Orioles slugger.

The House Government Reform Committee wants to know whether Palmeiro lied in March when he testified under oath that he had never used steroids.

He was suspended for 10 days by baseball on Aug. 1 after a positive steroids test. The next day, Palmeiro agreed in a telephone conversation with Government Reform Committee chairman Tom Davis, R-Va., to let baseball release information requested by the panel.

Davis and the committee's ranking Democrat, Henry Waxman of California, submitted to baseball a list of what they wanted, including the timeline of Palmeiro's case, the substance for which he tested positive, and details about any previous drug tests taken by the player.