Mariners place SS Ketel Marte on 15-day DL

May 22, 2016, 8:30 AM | Updated: 8:34 am

The Mariners placed shortstop Ketel Marte on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and recalling infielder Chris Taylor from Triple-A Tacoma.

Marte, 22, left Saturday’s game at Cincinnati in the bottom of the fifth inning after spraining his left thumb sliding into second base on a stolen base in the top half of the inning.

Taylor, 25, was batting .294 with 31 runs, 14 doubles, three triples, two home runs, 14 RBI and eight stolen bases in 39 games with Tacoma. He’s appeared in 33 games at shortstop, three at second base and three at third base this season with the Rainiers.

Marte is batting .276 for the Mariners.

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