Blue Jays put Colby Rasmus on DL

Updated: August 14, 2013, 6:48 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays have put outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left abdominal muscle.

The Blue Jays recalled infielder Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo and selected outfielder Kevin Pillar from Triple-A on Wednesday.

Rasmus had missed the past two games after hurting himself on a checked swing Sunday. His DL move was made retroactive to Aug. 12.

Rasmus is hitting .273 with 18 home runs and 60 RBIs.

Pillar was batting ...

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