A's activate Punto from DL

Chicago, IL ( - The Oakland Athletics reinstated infielder Nick Punto from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.

Punto was batting .207 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 64 games before landing on the disabled list Aug. 3 with a strained right hamstring.

Punto has appeared in 45 games at second base (34 starts), 15 at shortstop (10 starts), two at third base and one in right field.