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Blue Jays put Brandon Morrow on 15-day DL

The Toronto Blue Jays juggled their roster on Saturday, placing pitcher Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list, calling Ramon Ortiz up from the minors to replace him.

Righty joins lenghthening list of Toronto injuries

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Brandon Morrow works against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. He lasted two innings before he left with forearm tightness. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

The Toronto Blue Jays juggled their roster on Saturday, placing pitcher Brandon Morrow on the 15-day disabled list, calling Ramon Ortiz up from the minors to replace him.

Morrow (2-3) has a 5.63 earned-run average, with 42 strikeouts. The 28-year-old left a start against Atlanta on May 28 after only two innings due to right forearm tightness.

The 40-year-old Ortiz (1-2) has appeared in six games this season for Toronto, with a 5.01 ERA.

Starting pitcher Ricky Romero was outrighted to Toronto's triple-A affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y., to make space on the Blue Jays 40-man roster.

Reliever Chad Jenkins had been optioned to Buffalo on Friday, with Mickey Storey moving up the Toronto.

The 27-year-old Storey has made two appearances for Toronto in 2013, recording a 7.36 ERA over 3.2 innings.