The Oakland Athletics placed shortstop Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list after a 7-3 loss Thursday to the Kansas City Royals with a hairline fracture of his right index finger.

Lowrie suffered the injury on Aug. 4 and attempted to play through the pain. He is hitting .238 with five home runs and 42 RBI in 110 games, including starting 103 at shortstop. He hit .308 with 10 multihit games in his past 29 games.

The A's recalled infielder Andy Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento, where he was hitting .286 with seven home runs and 52 RBI. He has a .152 average in 19 games with the A's, including five this season.



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