Found May 29, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed reliever Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his lower back, according to Tom Singer of MLB.com. Contreras had trouble throwing strikes in his most recent appearance which came Monday against the Detroit Tigers. During the seventh inning of that contest he allowed two runs -- one coming on a bases-loaded free pass -- on four walks. After undergoing Tommy John surgery last June, Contreras rejoined the Pirates earlier this month. He's allowed five runs on seven hits with six walks and five strikeouts over seven appearances spanning five innings. To replace Contreras on the roster, the Pirates recalled right-hander Bryan Morris from Triple-A. The 26-year-old has appeared in 11 games for Pittsburgh this season, maintaining an ERA and WHIP of 3.45 and 1.149 over 15 2/3 innings. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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