Marlins' Hechavarria Headed to DL: Report

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014  |  Updated 4:11 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Marlins SS Headed to DL: Report

Steve Mitchell/Getty Images

MIAMI, FL - JULY 14: Adeiny Hechavarria #3 of the Miami Marlins connects for a base hit during the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park on July 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

The middle of the Miami Marlins infield will look quite different for the next few weeks. The team, which is without second baseman Rafael Furcal, has now put shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria on the disabled list due to a triceps injury, according to NBCSports.

Hechavarria has been out since Saturday with soreness in his right elbow and had an MRI on the injury on Tuesday, according to MLB.com.

The Cuban-born shortstop has played well in 2014, upping his batting average from a career .243 to .272 this season in 72 games played. But, Hechavarria is a much better hitter at Marlins Park (.322) than he is on the road (.213).

A platoon of Donovan Solano, Ed Lucas, and Derek Dietrich will man the shortstop and second baseman duties while Furcal and Hechavarria are out.

Get the latest from NBC 6 South Florida anywhere, anytime: iPhone/iPad App | Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | Instagram | RSS

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get Our New iPad App
Now optimized for iPad, NBC 6... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out