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Indians Place Martin on DL; Recall Allen

Reuters Last Updated at 09 Aug 2018, 21:08 IST United States

The Cleveland Indians placed outfielder Leonys Martin on the disabled list Tuesday with a non-baseball condition and recalled outfielder Greg Allen from Triple-A Columbus.

Martin did not play on Wednesday night after becoming ill the previous day.

"He got sick in the middle of the night," manager Terry Francona said Wednesday. "He got really sick. We're trying to get him straightened out."

Martin, who was acquired from the Detroit Tigers at the trade deadline, is batting .333 with two home runs and four RBIs in six games since the trade. He is batting .255 with 11 homers and 33 RBIs in 84 total games this season.

Allen is hitting .224 with a home run and five RBIs in 47 big-league games and joins the Indians for the fifth time this season. He is 5 for 10 with three runs scored for the Indians in 2018.

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