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Nix Placed On DL By Blue Jays

Apr 24, 2011 8:16 AM EST

The Blue Jays have placed infielder Jayson Nix on the disabled list with a bruised left shin.

They called up infielder Mike McCoy from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace him.

McCoy started at second base in Saturday's game against the Rays.

In 17 games, Nix is batting .244 with two homers and five RBIs, while McCoy is batting .364 with no RBIs in seven games.

Via Associated Press