Weather Authority Alert: Freeze Warning expires at 9:00 AM on 4/16, issued at 3:56 AM Ackerman, MS | Artesia, MS | Bellefontaine, MS | Brooksville, MS

Marlins activate Morrison, place Coghlan on DL

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 6/09/2013 11:33 am

Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - The Miami Marlins activated first baseman Logan Morrison from the 60-day disabled list Sunday and placed outfielder Chris Coghlan on the 15-day DL with right calf nerve irritation.

Morrison batted .230 with 11 home runs and 36 runs batted in last season, but played in just 93 games due to a right knee injury, which required surgery in September.

The 25-year-old Morrison hasn't played in the majors since July 28 of last season, but is starting at first base and hitting fifth Sunday as the Marlins wrap up a rain-shortened two-game series against the New York Mets.

Coghlan started in center field Saturday but was replaced after eight innings in the Marlins' 20-inning marathon against the Mets. Coghlan was hitting .277 with one homer and 10 RBI through 51 games this season.

Share
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.

Copyright © 2009–2014 WTVA Inc. | Terms Of Use | Privacy | EEO Report | FCC Public Inspection File