Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/27/14
Cleveland Indians left-handed starting pitcher Scott Kazmir has been scratched from his first scheduled start of the regular season due to an abdominal injury, according to Nick Camino of WTAM 1100. Kazmir not starting Saturday night in Tampa Bay. — Nick Camino (@CaminoTribe) April 3, 2013 Kazmir suffered his abdominal injury during a workout Monday, and there was thought at the time that it could result in him missing his Indians’ debut this weekend against his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays. It appears that Cleveland will play it safe with Kazmir – who has dealt with several injuries in recent years. In order to rule out a more severe injury, Kazmir will undergo an MRI today. The 29-year-old maintained an ERA of 3.46 with 13 strikeouts to one walk this spring to earn the No. 5 spot in the Indians’ starting rotation. He had joined the Indians over the winter on a minor league contract. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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