LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed starting pitcher Bud Norris on the 15-day disabled list.

Norris left his last start after one batter when he felt discomfort in his back.

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An MRI on Thursday revealed Norris has a strained back, which led the team to transfer him to the DL.

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Ross Stripling will take his place in the rotation, as he gets the start when the Dodgers take on the Red Sox on Saturday.

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Manager Dave Roberts also said newly-acquired SP Rich Hill is in line to make his first start as a Dodger on Sunday.