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Diamondbacks place Ketel Marte on injured list

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The Arizona Diamondbacks placed second baseman Ketel Marte on the injured list on Friday, effectively ending his season with six games remaining.

Arizona recalled infielder Buddy Kennedy from Triple-A Reno in a corresponding move. The team did not disclose why Marte landed on the IL.

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Marte, 28, played in 137 games in his eighth season in the big leagues, his sixth with Arizona. He hit .240 with a .321 on-base percentage, a .407 slugging percentage, 12 home runs and 52 RBIs.

Kennedy, a rookie who will turn 24 on Wednesday, appeared in 29 major league games this season from June 17-Aug. 1. He recorded a .225 average, a .289 on-base percentage, a .338 slugging percentage, one home run and 12 RBIs.

In 93 games for Reno this year, Kennedy hit .261/.363/.385 with seven homers and 40 RBIs.

Arizona visits the San Francisco Giants on Friday night to open a three-game weekend series.

–Field Level Media

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