July 24th: Jason Grilli heads to the Disabled List
Pitching News and Notes:
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli is officially headed to the disabled list with a right forearm strain according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Mark Melancon needs to be added in every single format.
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb (concussion) was removed from Tuesday’s rehab start at High-A Port Charlotte due to a blister on his right index finger. Cobb says the injury is a “minor concern” according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tommy Hanson pitched well in his return to the rotation after spending time on the disabled list with a forearm injury. He pitched five and one thirds innings. He yielded four hits and an earned run; he struck out eight and issued no walks. He faced the Twins in this one He left the game with a lead, but Dane De La Rosa gave up a run in the seventh, followed by one from Kevin Jepsen in the eighth. Of course then came the epic blowup from clo...