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Marlins | Miguel Olivo placed on restricted list

Miami Marlins C Miguel Olivo has been placed on the restricted list after the team refused his request to be released and he walked out on the team Friday, June 14. "I told them I wanted to be released and they wouldn't give it to me," he said. "I don't understand why they don't release me. I told them I wanted to be released because I have 30 days of not playing. I need to play." Olivo, who claims he has asked for his release on three separate occasions, has started just once since May 12, and has been limited to pinch-hitting duties. In a corresponding move, OF Jordan Brown has been recalled from Triple-A New Orleans to fill the vacancy on the 25-man roster.

2013-06-15 11:25:51 | Source: The Miami Herald - Clark Spencer

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