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MLB Injury News:
Texas Rangers right-hander Justin Grimm was removed from
last night’s contest in the fourth inning after experiencing tightness in his
forearm. The Rangers said after the game that the move was precautionary, as
they don’t expect the ailment to be serious, according to T.R. Sullivan of
Grimm would have been a candidate for an early exit
regardless of injury, as he surrendered seven runs to the Detroit Tigers in
only 3 1/3 innings. Whatever the case, the right-hander was discouraged by the
outing, but he said he’s hoping to be able to make his next start after the
"Discouraging? Yeah," Grimm said. "I try to
take care of myself as best I can and do all my work between starts. I take
pride in staying healthy and going out there every fifth day. This is not what
the team needs, especially with what we're going through. Hopefully, I can get
back out there as quick as I can."
Grimm’s ugly outing included seven runs on a whopping 10
hits and two walks with three strikeouts. He threw 70 pitches on his way to
raising his ERA to 6.37 on the season.
Grimm joins the extensive list of ailing Rangers’ pitchers.
The team already has starters Colby Lewis, Nick Tepesch, Alexi Ogando, Yu Darvish, Matt Harrison and Neftali Feliz on the DL with injuries of their own.
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