The Cleveland Indians placed struggling catcher Yan Gomes on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a separated right shoulder.
Gomes isn't expected to require surgery, but the team announced that the 28-year-old will miss one to two months after falling awkwardly at first base in Sunday's 6-1 victory over Minnesota.
Gomes, who ripped a double earlier in the contest to snap an 0-for-27 slump, was carted off the field after landing on the first-base bag. He is batting just .165 with eight homers and 32 RBIs in 71 games this season.
With Gomes sidelined, the Indians activated catcher Roberto Perez from the 60-day disabled list. Perez and veteran Chris Gimenez are expected to platoon behind the plate for the American League Central leaders.
Also on Monday, Cleveland recalled left-hander Kyle Crockett from Triple-A Columbus and optioned right-hander Cody Anderson to the Clippers.