Oakland Athletics shortstop Jed Lowrie throws to first for the double play hit into by Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar after forcing Josh Willingham (7) out at second during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Kansas City
Charlie Riedel
August 14, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Oakland Athletics placed shortstop Jed Lowrie on the 15-day disabled list after a 7-3 loss Thursday to the Kansas City Royals with a hairline fracture of his right index finger.

Lowrie suffered the injury on Aug. 4 and attempted to play through the pain. He is hitting .238 with five home runs and 42 RBIs in 110 games, including starting 103 at shortstop. He hit .308 with 10 multi-hit games in his past 29 games.

The A's recalled infielder Andy Parrino from Triple-A Sacramento, where he was hitting .286 with seven home runs and 52 RBIs. He has a .152 average in 19 games with the A's, including five this season.

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