Found June 23, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Chad Gaudin was hit on the right forearm with a line drive during Thursday night’s start against the Marlins. He was expected to have a light catch session today but he was unable to go. Gaudin was also expected to throw a bullpen tomorrow, but that will likely be pushed back along with Tuesday’s scheduled start against the Dodgers according to the San Francisco Chronicle Giants' beat writer Henry Schulman. Gaudin did not play catch today. Have to think Tuesday start is in doubt. #sfgiants — Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) June 23, 2013 Gaudin hoped to play catch Saturday to see how his bruised pitching arm felt, but he wasn’t physically ready for that, and now you have to think his next scheduled start in Los Angeles on Tuesday night is in doubt. Sunday is Gaudin’s normal between-starts bullpen day, and that session is in doubt if he hasn’t played catch yet. However, Gaudin is not giving up yet. “I’ll see more tomorrow,” he said. “We’ve got a pretty good training staff out there, one of the best in the league.”If Gaudin cannot go Tuesday,  the options are a bullpen game or calling up a pitcher from the minors (Mike Kickham?). Since moving into the rotation on June 2, Gaudin has pitched well, posting a 3.38 ERA over four starts spanning 21.1 innings. 24-year-old lefty Mike Kickham seems to be the logical answer to replace Gaudin temporarily, though he allowed four runs in 2.1 innings in his only Major League start on May 28 against the Athletics. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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