Marlins place OF Kearns on bereavement list

Updated: May 5, 2013, 5:05 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Miami Marlins placed outfielder Austin Kearns on the bereavement list and recalled catcher Kyle Skipworth from Triple-A New Orleans on Sunday.

The veteran Kearns, who is batting .185 (5-for-27) this season, will miss between three and seven days. Skipworth is hitless in three career games. He was batting .143 at New Orleans.

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