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Jays place Izturis on DL, recall Goins to play SS

Toronto infielder injured ankle in Tuesday loss to Yankees
08/22/2013 12:04 PM ET
By The Associated Press

Maicer Izturis was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday.(AP)
TORONTO (AP) -- The Blue Jays have placed infielder Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list and recalled shortstop Ryan Goins from triple-A Buffalo.

Goins is batting .257 with six home runs and 46 RBIs in 111 games with Buffalo this season. The left-handed hitter is in his fifth season of professional baseball after being selected in the fourth round of the 2009 draft by Toronto.

Izturis was placed on the DL retroactive to Aug. 21 with a left ankle sprain. He has a .236 average with five home runs and 32 RBIs in 107 games with the Blue Jays this season.

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