Michael Bourn out 3-4 weeks with hamstring injury

Michael Bourn continues to be hampered by his injured hamstring.
Michael Bourn continues to be hampered by his injured hamstring. (USATSI)

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The Indians have placed center fielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list due to a "mild to moderate" hamstring strain, which was revealed by an MRI. The club has announced that he's expected to miss three to four weeks.

As a corresponding move, the Indians have called up outfilelder Tyler Holt from Triple-A Columbus.

Bourn, 31, is hitting .267/.316/.379 (97 OPS+) with nine doubles, seven triples, three homers, 37 runs scored and seven steals this season.

This marks the second DL stint with a hamstring issue this season for Bourn, as he missed the first 13 games of the season with the same injury.

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