Brett Lawrie placed on DL

Updated: August 9, 2012, 2:14 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays have placed third baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list.

Lawrie -- who has a possible rib cage injury -- is on the DL retroactive to Aug. 4.

On Wednesday, Lawrie missed his fourth consecutive game.

Lawrie had an MRI on Tuesday night that showed some oblique inflammation.

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