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Marlins' Choate lands on DL

The Florida Marlins placed relief pitcher day disabled list Thursday with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to August 16.

Choate has appeared in 54 games this season for the Marlins, posting a 1-1 record with a 1.82 earned run average, 31 strikeouts, 13 walks and a 1.05 WHIP.

To fill the roster spot, the Marlins recalled pitcher Chris Hatcher from Double-A Jacksonville of the Southern League.

Hatcher has pitched in one game this year for the Marlins, going one inning in a 13-3 win over the Chicago Cubs on July 16.

In 42 games with Jacksonville this season, Hatcher posted a 2-1 record with 57 strikeouts, 19 walks and a 1.90 ERA.