Blue Jays place Reyes on 15-day disabled list

Associated Press  |  Last updated April 13, 2013
The Toronto Blue Jays have placed star shortstop Jose Reyes on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ankle and selected the contract of shortstop Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo. The moves were announced on Saturday, a day after Reyes twisted his left ankle with an awkward slide into second base in the Blue Jays' 8-4 win over Kansas City Friday night. The results of an MRI exam were not immediately released but the 29-year-old speedster is expected to be out for several weeks. The four-time all-star was carted off the field after the injury in the sixth inning. Reyes was hitting a .395 average, with a homer, five RBIs and five steals in 10 games. The Blue Jays were scheduled to play at Kansas City on Saturday night.
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