Casey McGehee

Marlins lose All-Star Dee Gordon to dislocated thumb

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Dee Gordon sat out the All-Star game with a dislocated left thumb suffered Saturday, but the Marlins insisted he wouldn’t need a disabled list stint and could return as soon as the second series of the second half.

Today they placed the speedy second baseman on the disabled list with a dislocated left thumb. He’s eligible to return on July 27 after hitting .338 with 33 steals and a .772 OPS in the first half.

Miami is apparently planning to shift Martin Prado to second base and use Casey McGehee at third base after grabbing him off the scrap heap from the Giants.