The Marlins announced on Tuesday that first baseman Justin Bour has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left ankle contusion. The club recalled catcher Tomas Telis from Triple-A New Orleans.
Bour, 29, missed over two months last year with an ankle injury. He suffered this ankle injury landing on first base awkwardly. Bour is tied for the league lead in home runs with 16. He’s also knocked in 40 runs while batting .295/.369/.589 across 214 plate appearances.
Tyler Moore figures to handle first base while Bour is sidelined.
CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Guardians traded outfielder Will Benson to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday for outfielder Justin Boyd.
The defending AL Central champions also will get a player to be named from the Reds in the swap.
Cincinnati drafted Boyd in the second round last year out of Oregon State. He led the Pac-12 with a .373 batting average and 24 steals in 2022. The 21-year-old batted .203 in 73 at-bats for Class-A Daytona.
The 6-foot-5 Benson spent 28 games with the Guardians last season, batting .182 with three RBIs in 28 games. The 24-year-old struggled at the plate, striking out 19 times in just 55 at-bats.
Benson was once considered one of Cleveland’s top outfield prospects, but has since been surpassed by Steven Kwan, Oscar Gonzalez and Will Brennan.