Jays' Lawrie comes off DL

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Updated: 7/13/2013 12:15 pm Published: 7/13/2013 12:15 pm

Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - The Toronto Blue Jays activated third baseman Brett Lawrie from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday.

Lawrie landed on the DL in late May with a left ankle sprain. He batted .209 with five homers and 14 RBI through 37 games before injuring his ankle on a stolen base against Atlanta on May 27. A rib injury caused him to begin the season on the DL.

To make room on the roster for Lawrie, the Blue Jays optioned infielder Munenori Kawasaki to Triple-A Buffalo. Kawasaki has hit .213 and driven in 20 runs over 70 games with Toronto this season.

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