Mariners put 1B Ryon Healy on DL with right ankle injury

April 9, 2018
Seattle Mariners' Ryon Healy goes through the celebration line after the Mariners defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-4 in a baseball game Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Mariners placed first baseman Ryon Healy on the disabled list with an ankle injury and recalled right-hander Chasen Bradford from Triple-A Tacoma before Monday night’s game in Kansas City.

Seattle starters Nelson Cruz, Mike Zunino and Ben Gamel already had gone on the 10-day disabled list. Daniel Vogelbach was in the lineup at first base for the series opener against the Royals.

Healy broke out of a 1-for-21 slump with a three-run double in the eighth inning against the Twins on Saturday. He hurt his right ankle during a postgame workout and showed up at the ballpark with a walking boot and using crutches the next day.

Bradford was claimed off waivers from the Mets, where he was 2-0 with a 3.74 ERA last season.


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