Marlins place Green on DL, call up Velazquez

Published August 16, 2012

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The Miami Marlins placed second baseman Nick Green on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb sprain and selected the contract of shortstop Gil Velazquez from Triple-A New Orleans.

Green went 4-for-23 at the plate in seven games for the Marlins this season.

In 101 games for New Orleans this year, Velazquez hit .314 with three homers and 37 RBI.

Miami also transferred outfielder Logan Morrison to 60-day DL.

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