Found May 29, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Toronto Blue Jays' third baseman Brett Lawrie was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left ankle. As reported by Adam Berry at, "Lawrie suffered the injury while stealing second base during Toronto's 9-3 victory over Atlanta on Monday night. He stayed in the game temporarily before being replaced by a pinch-runner. His DL stint is backdated to Tuesday, as the injury kept him from playing in the Blue Jays' 7-6 loss to the Braves." Lawrie, who was initially listed as day to day,  is struggling at the plate so far this season. In 37 games,  he is batting .209, with 5 home runs and 13 runs batted in.  The 23-year old Lawrie batted .273, with 11 home runs in 125 games in 2012.

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