Found September 03, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Cleveland Indians' ace Justin Masterson left Monday's night's game against the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning due to soreness in the left side of his ribcage. As reported by Mark Emery and Jordan Bastian of MLB.com, Indians manager Terry Francona and team trainer headed to the mound after Masterson threw an 86-mph pitch to Matt Wieters.  It was the second pitch of the inning and after a brief visit,  Masterson stayed in the game.  He threw three more pitches to Wieters, who hit a single to left field. Masterson then threw Nick Markakis a pitch and immediately following, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera jogged to the mound. Francona soon joined them and pulled Masterson from the ballgame. At this point, there is no report as to the extent of the injury.   Losing Masterson for any length of time would be costly, as he is having his finest Major League season to date. In 28 games, Masterson is 14-10 with a 3.52 earned run average.  He has 188 strikeouts and a WHIP of 1.21.  Last season, Masterson was 11-15 with an earned run average of 4.93 with 159 strikeouts in 206 1/3 innings pitched. For his career, Masterson is nine games under .500 at 53-62 with an earned run average of 4.04
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