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Marlins Place Giancarlo Stanton On DL

Giancarlo Stanton was just starting to heat up at the plate and the Marlins have their first winning streak of the season after last nights extra-inning victory, but now hes been placed on the disabled list with a strained hamstring.

Stanton, who previously missed a week of action with a shoulder injury, exited last nights win over the Mets in the 10th inning after getting hurt trying to leg out an infield single. For now hes been diagnosed with a strain, but Stanton told reporters afterward that he heard a pop and the right fielder is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam today.

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that the Marlins will call up prospect Marcell Ozuna from Double-A to take Stantons place on the roster and in the outfield.

Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports Hardball Talk



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