Found May 22, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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Milwaukee Brewers right-handed starting pitcher Kyle Lohse will miss his next scheduled start after being diagnosed with irritation in his throwing elbow, according to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com. Kyle Lohse has some elbow irritation and will miss a start. Mike Fiers on Saturday vs. Pirates. Details coming to the site. #Brewers — Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) May 22, 2013 Manager Ron Roenicke told reporters that the irritation developed for Lohse two or three starts ago. The right-hander has been recovering slower than expected between appearances, but the Brewers don't view the ailment as especially concerning. “He could go out and pitch,” Roenicke said. “But because he didn’t have a Spring Training, we would rather try to get rid of this, so we’re going to bump him a start. He didn’t seem that concerned about it, so I’m hoping that it’s not that big a deal.” At this point, the Brewers are tentatively hoping to have Lohse back in the rotation for one of the team's games next week against the Minnesota Twins. The Brewers signed the veteran to a free agent contract just before the start of the regular season. He's been effective for Milwaukee, posting an ERA and WHIP of 3.76 and 1.273 over nine appearances spanning 55 innings. In Lohse's absence, the Brewers will send right-hander Mike Fiers to the mound on Saturday to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. He began the year in Milwaukee's starting rotation, but he's been between the minors and majors since. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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