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Giants' Lee dislocates shoulder crashing into outfield fence

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San Francisco Giants outfielder Jung Hoo Lee suffered a dislocated left shoulder when he crashed into the outfield wall attempting to make a catch, manager Bob Melvin announced following Sunday's game, according to Maria I. Guardado of

Lee will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of the injury, Melvin added. The Giants placed him on the 10-day injured list prior to Monday's game while recalling catcher/outfielder Jakson Reetz from Triple-A Sacramento.

It isn't clear when Lee might be able to return.

Lee suffered the injury in the first inning of Sunday's game when he slammed into the wall while attempting to catch Jeimer Candelario's three-run double. He appeared to jam his arm into the chain-link fence while hitting the wall, and had his arm stabilized by trainers while he walked off the field. Tyler Fitzgerald replaced him in center.

The Giants originally announced that Lee suffered a left shoulder strain on the play, according to Shayna Rubin of the San Francisco Chronicle.

San Francisco's been decimated by injuries of late. The team has 11 players on the injured list and placed outfielders Austin Slater and Michael Conforto on the IL within the last three days. Lee himself had missed three games prior to Sunday after fouling a ball off his foot earlier in the week.

Fitzgerald, Brett Wisely, and Luis Matos would be candidates to replace Lee if he's out long term. All three are currently on the Giants' bench and have experience playing the outfield. Outfielder Wade Meckler, who's at Triple-A Sacramento, is also on the 40-man roster.

The 25-year-old Lee owns a .262/.310/.331 slash line with two home runs and eight RBIs over 37 games in his first big-league season. San Francisco signed Lee, a former star in his native South Korea, to a six-year, $113-million contract in the offseason.

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