Diamondbacks' Justin Upton put on disabled listPosted: Updated:
PITTSBURGH -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed outfielder Justin Upton on the 15-day disabled list due to a right oblique strain and purchased the contract of Trent Oeltjen to fill his roster spot.
Upton pulled up while attempting to steal a base during the eighth inning of .
He was removed from the game and was re-evaluated yesterday, when the decision was made to put him on the DL.
Upton is batting .301 with 20 homers and 66 RBIs this season.
Oeltjen, a 26-year-old outfielder from Sydney, Australia, was hitting .300 with 10 homers and 61 RBIs for Triple-A Reno.
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