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Marlins place Adeiny Hechavarria on 10-day DL, recall J.T. Riddle

Miami Marlins v Cincinnati Reds

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 18: Adeiny Hechavarria #3 of the Miami Marlins fields a ground ball during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 18, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati defeated Miami 5-4. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

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The Marlins announced on Sunday that shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. Shortstop prospect J.T. Riddle has been recalled from Triple-A New Orleans to take his spot on the roster.

It’s not yet known exactly when Hechavarria suffered his injury. He was hitting a meager .200/.238/.200 through five games to start the season.

Riddle, 25, is the Marlins’ 12th-best prospect, according to MLB Pipeline. He started off the season well, registering a double, five singles, an RBI, a stolen base, and two runs scored in 14 plate appearances at Triple-A. Riddle figures to share time at shortstop with Miguel Rojas while Hechavarria is out.

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