Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Houston Astros outfielder Justin Maxwell was
placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.
Maxwell was taken out of Tuesday's game against the Mariners when he was hit
by a pitch by Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma with the bases loaded in the
third inning. Brandon Barnes filled in for Maxwell for the duration of the
Maxwell, 29, is hitting .234 with one home run and six RBI in 20 games with
the Astros this season.
With Maxwell's injury, the Astros have recalled 23-year-old outfielder Robbie
Grossman from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Grossman has a .324 batting average with
no home runs and five RBI in 19 games with the team.
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