Blue Jays place Jose Bautista on DL with bone bruise

Wednesday August 21st, 2013

Brad White/Getty Images Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista is headed to the disabled list with a left hip bone bruise. (Brad White/Getty Images)

The Toronto Blue Jays placed right fielder Jose Bautista on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise on his left hip, the team announced Tuesday.

Bautista left the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the New York Yankees due to left hip soreness. He went 0-for-1 with a walk before leaving in the fourth inning. Bautista dealt with back spasms earlier this season that caused him to miss a few games.

LEMIRE: Power Rankings: Dodgers delivering wins but Braves, Tigers still hold down top spots Bautista is hitting .259 with 28 home runs and 73 RBI this season for the Blue Jays.

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