"He's not going to be the one to say that I'm hurt or need to go on the DL, so it came down to Doogie and I basically having to say it for him," Weiss said. "But I think he realized it was the right thing to do."
Betancourt, a 38-year-old right-hander, made 22 appearances and recorded 11 saves in 12 chances. In his last appearance Friday, Betancourt gave up two critical runs in the 10th inning of a 7-5 loss to the Dodgers.
Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.