Marlins' Kearns placed on 15-day disabled list

The SportsXchange

The Miami Marlins placed outfielder Austin Kearns on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right hamstring strain.

Kearns was hurt Tuesday night, and hadn't progressed enough by Thursday. He was batting .375 with three homers in 48 at-bats this season.

The team recalled outfielder Kevin Mattison from Triple-A New Orleans to take Kearns' spot. Mattison spent a few days with the team earlier this month, but had one at-bat.
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