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Valaika clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A

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DENVER -- The Marlins outrighted infielder Chris Valaika to Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday.

Valaika was designated for assignment Tuesday and cleared waivers, and will rejoin the Zephyrs just days after he finished a rehab assignment with them. Valaika has not played for Miami since May 7, when a runner collided with his glove hand and forced him to the disabled list.

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DENVER -- The Marlins outrighted infielder Chris Valaika to Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday.

Valaika was designated for assignment Tuesday and cleared waivers, and will rejoin the Zephyrs just days after he finished a rehab assignment with them. Valaika has not played for Miami since May 7, when a runner collided with his glove hand and forced him to the disabled list.

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Splitting his time between first, second and third base, Valaika struggled at the plate, hitting .219 with a homer and nine RBIs through 22 games.

In five games with Triple-A New Orleans, Valaika is 5-for-20 (.250) with three extra-base hits, driving in two runs.

Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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