Diamondbacks placed C Gerald Laird on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 9, with lower back spasms.
Gerald Laird was scratched from the Diamondbacks' lineup on Saturday due to back issues.
Diamondbacks purchased the contract of C Gerald Laird from Triple-A Reno.
According to Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Arizona, Gerald Laird has signed a five-day extension with the Diamondbacks.
Gerald Laird plated the Diamondbacks' lone run with a sacrifice fly in Sunday's loss to the Rockies.
Diamondbacks signed C Gerald Laird to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Gerald Laird (oblique) returned to the Braves lineup without missing a beat on Friday, going 2-for-4 with a run scored in a victory over the Diamondbacks.
Gerald Laird (oblique) expects to return to the lineup Friday.
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday that it appears Gerald Laird did not suffer a concussion.
Gerald Laird left Thursday's game against the Rockies in the eighth inning after he was hit in the mask by Corey Dickerson's backswing.
Gerald Laird went 2-for-4 with two RBI in Friday's 3-2 victory over the Rockies.
Gerald Laird went 2-for-4 with a run scored against the Brewers on Tuesday.
Gerald Laird (back) is nearly ready to return to Grapefruit League games.
Gerald Laird (back) will be sidelined at least a few more days.