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Jays place outfielder Rasmus on 15-day disabled list with hamstring tightness

Toronto Blue Jays' Colby Rasmus hits a home run against the Atlanta Braves during the second inning of their MLB game in Toronto May 27, 2013.

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The Toronto Blue Jays placed outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list Thursday and recalled outfielder Anthony Gose from triple-A Buffalo.

Rasmus, who is dealing with tightness in his right hamstring, is batting .222 with nine homers and 19 RBIs in 37 games this season. The move was retroactive to Tuesday, the Blue Jays said in a release.

Gose has appeared in three games for Toronto this season. He entered Thursday night's game against Cleveland with a .333 average with two RBIs.

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In 28 games with the Bisons, Gose has a .236 average with two home runs and 10 RBIs.

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