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Nationals place C Ramos on DL, recall Solano

Sunday - 4/14/2013, 11:40am  ET

Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward hits a fielder's choice RBI during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Washington. The Braves won 3-1. At left is Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Nationals have placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

Ramos hurt himself Saturday running out a ground ball in a game against Atlanta. He's batting .300 with two homers and three RBIs in six games.

To fill his space, the Nationals recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday.

In 12 games with Washington last season, Solano hit .314 with three doubles, two home runs and six RBIs. The 27-year-old had three hits and a walk in five games with Syracuse this season.


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