Found May 13, 2014 on MLB Injury News:
The St. Louis Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs on Monday by the score of 17-5. The loss dropped the Cardinals to 19-20, second in the National League Central. Tyler Lyons allowed nine runs and nine hits in four innings. The Cardinals' bullpen didn't fare much better, allowing eight runs and 11 hits in five innings. A day after his disastrous outing, Lyons was placed on the 15-day disabled list.#488495845 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Spencer Fordin of, Lyons was placed on the disabled list with a strained left shoulder.  Eric Fornataro was optioned to Memphis and the Cardinals recalled Sam Freeman and Jorge Rondon.Lyons, a 26-year old from Lubbock, Texas, made 12 appearances with the Cardinals last season.  He was 2-4 with a 4.75 ERA. In 53 innings, he allowed 49 hits and 16 walks, while striking out 43. In six games this season, Lyons is 0-3 with a 6.12 ERA.  Like what you're reading? Subscribe to our email list for daily injury updates!Email Address Follow @sprtsinjryalert For more commentary and analysis, visit our friends at Last Word on Sports!

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