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Tigers place Smyly on DL, recall Marte

The Tigers place rookie Drew Smyly on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle in his right side.

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have placed rookie left-hander Drew Smyly on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle in his right side.


The move, made Saturday, is retroactive to July 7. In his last appearance, Smyly struck out a career-high 10 batters in a 4-2 win over Kansas City.


Smyly said he experienced pain in his side during that start and thought it would go away.


A second round draft pick in the 2010 amateur draft, Smyly is 4-3 with a 4.42 ERA in 15 starts.


Detroit manager Jim Leyland says rookie right-hander Jacob Turner will be recalled Tuesday from Triple-A Toledo to start for Smyly against the Los Angeles Angels.


To fill the void in the roster, the Tigers recalled right-handed reliever Luis Marte from Toledo.