Mariners recall Nick Franklin, place Corey Hart on DL

May 20, 2014, 11:13 AM | Updated: 11:24 am

By Brady Henderson

The Mariners have recalled Nick Franklin from Triple-A Tacoma and placed Corey Hart on the 15-day disabled list.

According to 710 ESPN Seattle’s Shannon Drayer, Hart suffered what has been diagnosed as a Grade 2 hamstring strain while running the bases in Sunday’s game.

Franklin hit .125 during a seven-game stint with the Mariners earlier this season but has a .376 average with 14 extra-base hits in 30 games with the Rainiers.

He’ll be in uniform for tonight’s series opener against the Rangers in Arlington.

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