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Blue Jays place Brett Lawrie on 15-day DL with rib injury

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed third baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list with a possible rib cage injury.
Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays during a game against the Boston Red Sox at The Rogers Centre June 2, 2012 in Toronto. (Abelimages/Getty Images)

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed third baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list.

Lawrie — who has a possible rib cage injury — is on the DL retroactive to Aug. 4.

On Wednesday, Lawrie missed his fourth consecutive game because of a rib cage injury.

Lawrie had an MRI exam Tuesday night that showed some oblique inflammation.

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