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Jays recall Goins from Buffalo, place Izturis on 15-day DL

TSN.ca Staff

8/22/2013 9:53:09 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays have recalled SS Ryan Goins from their Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo. Goins will fill the roster spot vacated temporarily by Maicer Izturis, who has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle sprain retro-active to August 21.

In 111 games with Buffalo in 2013 Goins is hitting .257 with 22 doubles, six home runs and 46 RBI.

Izturis has posted a .236 average with five home runs and 32 RBI in 107 games this season for Toronto.