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Blue Jays place Lind on disabled list


The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have placed 1B/DH ADAM LIND on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 26 with a mid-back strain. 1B DAVID COOPER has been recalled from Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League.

LIND, 29, has appeared in 24 games for the Blue Jays since his recall from Las Vegas, posting a .288 average with five home runs and 16 RBI. In 58 games overall, the Muncie, Indiana native is batting .227 with eight home runs and 27 RBI.

COOPER, 25, is being recalled by the Blue Jays for the second time this season. In 24 games the Stockton, California native is batting .292 with two home runs and six RBI with Toronto. In Las Vegas, the left-handed hitter is batting .314 with 10 home runs, 52 RBI and a team leading 27 doubles.

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