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Orioles place Marrero on DL, recall Newhan

Updated: July 27, 2005, 11:42 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles placed outfielder Eli Marrero on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a strained right thumb and recalled David Newhan from Triple-A Ottawa.

Marrero will miss six to eight weeks. He hurt his thumb Tuesday night in a collision at home plate with Texas catcher Sandy Alomar while trying to complete an inside-the-park homer.

Marrero was batting .220 with three homers and 10 RBI in 22 games since coming to Baltimore in a trade with Kansas City.

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