Tigers place outfielder Austin Jackson on 15-day DL

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Monday May 13th, 2013

Austin Jackson is heading to the DL with a pulled right hamstring. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images) Austin Jackson is heading to the DL with a pulled right hamstring. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

The Detroit Tigers have placed outfielder Austin Jackson on the 15-day disabled list with a pulled right hamstring, the team said on Monday.

The Tigers will recall outfielder Avisail Garcia from the Tigers minor-league affiliate Toledo to take Jackson's place on the roster. Jackson sat out of Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Indians and his stint on the disabled list will be retroactive to May 12th.

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