MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A lower back strain has landed Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich on the 15-day disabled list. The move is retroactive to Monday.READ MORE: Centner Academy Reverses Course On 30-Day Quarantine For Vaccinated Students
Yelich, who also spent a two-week stint on the disabled list last season with a similar injury, is batting only .200 with 13 strikeouts in 11 games.
The Marlins recalled first baseman Justin Bour from Triple-A New Orleans on Friday as they opened as homestand against Washington. Ichiro Suzuki has been filling in for Yelich in left field.READ MORE: Gov. DeSantis Wants To Offer $5,000 Bonuses To Law Enforcement Officers Who Come To Florida
Miami also placed catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the paternity list and selected catcher Jhonatan Solano from New Orleans. Solano is the brother of Marlins reserve infielder Donovan Solano.
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