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Padres place Andrew Cashner on 15-day DL

The San Diego Padres placed pitcher Andrew Cashner on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained neck.

Cashner left his start Friday against the Colorado Rockies after throwing just six pitches. The right-hander is 3-5 with a 4.75 ERA this season.

He was on the DL last month with a strained right hamstring.

To replace Cashner on the active roster, the Padres recalled right-hander Erik Johnson from Single-A Lake Elsinore.

Johnson, who was acquired last week in the trade that sent James Shields to the Chicago White Sox, will make his Padres debut Saturday in Colorado.