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Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Adam Lind (Tom Szczerbowski/USA Today Sports)
Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Adam Lind (Tom Szczerbowski/USA Today Sports)

Blue Jays place Adam Lind on 15-day DL with broken foot Add to ...

The Toronto Blue Jays placed first baseman Adam Lind on the 15-day disabled list with a right foot fracture Friday and recalled Dan Johnson from triple-A Buffalo.

Lind was examined by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C., and will wear a walking boot for five to seven days, the team said in a statement. He’s expected to be out for two to three weeks.

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Lind has been dealing with foot pain for weeks and aggravated the injury last Saturday at Baltimore. The injury originally was diagnosed as a bone bruise.

In 61 games this season, Lind has a .320 average with four homers and 27 RBIs.

Johnson had a .248 average with the Bisons and hit a league-leading 17 home runs this season. He has played in 416 major-league games over his career with Oakland, Tampa Bay, Baltimore and the Chicago White Sox.

The Blue Jays also designated right-hander Bobby Korecky for assignment.

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