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The Colorado Rockies have placed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.
The move is retroactive was retroactive to Saturday. To take Chacin's place on the roster, the team recalled right-hander Rob Scahill from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Sunday.
Chacin was cruising Friday against Arizona when he stretched and grimaced after his 99th pitch. He grabbed his side after his 100th pitch and then left the contest.
Initially, the Rockies thought it might be a strained left oblique, but after reevaluating Chacin the next day the team said the injury centered on his back.
The hard-throwing righty is 3-0 with a 1.46 ERA this season. He was the Rockies' starter on opening day.
Scahill has made five relief appearances for the Sky Sox, going 2-0 with a 4.26 ERA.
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The Colorado Rockies have placed right-handed starting
pitcher Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list with a left lower back
strain, according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post.
Chacin sustained his injury during the seventh inning of Friday night’s contest. Initially, it was thought to be an oblique injury,
which could have been more severe. There’s no official...
Colorado Rockies right-handed starting pitcher Jhoulys
Chacin exited last night’s game suddenly in the seventh inning after grabbing
at his left side, according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post. The Rockies
have since described the injury as oblique stiffness, and Chacin said after the
game that he felt something pull in his back and side.
"I don't know...
MLB News: Rob Scahill has been recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs to take the place of starter Jhoulys Chacin who has been placed on the disabled list. Chacin will likely miss the next two starts giving Scahill an opportunity to show what he’s got. Scahill has pitched 12 2/3 innings for Colorado Springs posting a not-so spectacular 4.26 ERA.
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