ANAHEIM. Calif.Veteran first baseman placed Retroactive to Friday, on the 10-day injured lists with a left elbow injury.
The announcement was made by the club prior to the Mariners' match against the. Seattle filled that roster spot by recalling Drew Ellis, third baseman from Triple-A Tacoma.
France, 27 years old, has withdrawn from Thursday's 2-1 win over the United States.Despite suffering from an injury, he stated after the win that he hoped to avoid a stint in the IL.
Running to first base is the Athletics'.France's left arm was hit after France extended to catch the throw from shortstop In the fifth inning. France immediately fell to his knees and clung to his arm in pain. He then walked away from the field on his own.
Scott Servais, Seattle manager, stated that X-rays had been negative but that a Friday MRI confirmed that the move was necessary.
France is currently batting at.316 with 10 homers and 45 RBIs for Seattle this season. He was 0-for-2 during that win.
Seattle also announced prior to the game that it had traded with the team for Trey Amburgey as an outfielder.. Amburgey was a participant in 39 Triple-A Louisville games.
This report was compiled by the Associated Press.