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Yasiel Puig goes on 10-day DL with strained right oblique

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The Dodgers announced on Monday that outfielder Yasiel Puig has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. Outfielder Andrew Toles has been recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Puig, 27, suffered the injury on a swing during Sunday’s game against the Angels. This is Puig’s second stint on the DL, as he also missed time in April with a bruised hip. The veteran outfielder is batting .265/.325/.462 with 11 home runs and 35 RBI in 277 plate appearances this season.

Toles, 26, hit .326/.363/.500 with four home runs and 22 RBI in 146 plate appearances at Triple-A this season. He missed nearly two months between April 14 and June 4 with a hamstring injury. Toles has been a reserve outfielder for the Dodgers in each of the past two seasons, owning a career .824 OPS in 79 major league games in his career.

Report: Rays sign Brandon Lowe to six-year, $24 million contract extension

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Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Rays and infielder Brandon Lowe have agreed on a six-year, $24 million contract extension. Lowe has just 58 days of service time, so this will cover his three years of pre-arbitration as well as three arbitration years.

Lowe, 24, earned a promotion to the majors in early August last year, playing mostly at second base but also logging time in both outfield corners. Through the end of the season, he hit .233/.324/.450 with six home runs and 25 RBI in 148 plate appearances. Lowe also performed well this spring, batting .359/.405/.692 with a pair of homers and 14 RBI in 39 at-bats.

MLB Pipeline rates lowe as the No. 10 prospect in the Rays’ system. He is in line to see regular starts at second base, but the Rays will certainly be keen to utilize his versatility throughout the year.