Found June 04, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Pittsburgh Pirates right-handed Jeanmar Gomez exited Sunday’s start after experiencing tightness in his forearm. The Pirates wasted little time moving Gomez to the 15-day disabled list, as they officially listed his injury as a strained forearm. To make room on the active roster, the #Pirates have placed RHP Jeanmar Gomez on the 15-day D.L. due to right forearm inflammation/strain — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) June 3, 2013 Gomez exited Sunday’s start against the Cincinnati Reds after logging only one inning. He allowed the first six batters he faced to reach base, ultimately surrendering four runs. Manager Clint Hurdle told reporters yesterday that tests revealed no ligament damage in Gomez’s elbow. He will be shut down for a few days before he begins working toward a minor league rehab assignment. Gomez has now appeared in 12 games for the Pirates this season – including seven starts. The 25-year-old has maintained an ERA and WHIP of 3.07 and 1.159 over 44 innings. The Pirates also optioned outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A. To replace Gomez and Presley on the roster, the Pirates recalled a pair of Triple-A relievers, Jared Hughes and Ryan Reid, to provide assistance to the overworked bullpen. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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