WASHINGTON (AP) -The Marlins put rookie reliever Henry Owens on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of tendinitis in his right rotator cuff, the latest Florida pitcher to be sidelined.
Five other Marlins pitchers are out with by injuries, including starters Josh Johnson and Anibal Sanchez.
Owens' move was retroactive to Wednesday. Outfielder John Gall was selected from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Owens, who became the Marlins' closer after newcomer Jorge Julio lost the job, was 2-0 with four saves in five chances. He had a 1.96 ERA in 17 games.
Entering a weekend series at Washington, the Florida bullpen had blown six saves and ranked first in the majors with 130 innings.

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Royals vs. White Sox Prediction Will the bats in the Royals-White Sox series finally fall silent when the division rivals finish their series at 2:10PM ET today?
Thumbnail Reds vs. Brewers Prediction Will the Reds and Brewers continue to produce runs for bettors when their series concludes today at 1:40PM ET?
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Giants Prediction Will Clayton Kershaw shut down the Giants tonight when the Dodgers visit AT&T Park at 10:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Diamondbacks Prediction Will the Padres pull off the upset versus the Diamondbacks when the NL West rivals meet tonight at 9:40PM ET?
Thumbnail Nationals vs. Rockies Prediction Will the Rockies stay hot with another win tonight against the Nationals at 8:40PM ET?

MLB Team Pages