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Marlins’ Jazz Chisholm Jr. (back) has stress fracture

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Jun 14, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Miami Marlins second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. (2) against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

A CT scan on Miami Marlins second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. revealed a stress fracture in his back, multiple outlets reported Friday.

The injury is expected to sideline the 24-year-old All-Star for approximately six weeks, per the reports.

Chisholm landed on the 10-day injured list on June 29 and was not available to play in Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Los Angeles.

He sustained the injury in a June 28 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. He experienced discomfort in his first at-bat and was removed from the contest.

Chisholm has been the Marlins’ top offensive weapon, leading the team in home runs (14) and RBIs (45). He is batting .254 with 12 steals in 60 games.

–Field Level Media