Found July 27, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Colorado Rockies placed young left-hander Drew Pomeranz on the 15-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis in his throwing arm, according to Ian McCue of MLB.com. He was replaced on the Rockies’ roster by outfielder Corey Dickerson. Pomeranz has been dealing with the tendinitis for the past two weeks, which McCue believes could help explain his recent inconsistent performance. In each of his last four starts, the southpaw has lasted fewer than five innings and allowed at least three earned runs. Despite his struggles, the former top prospect remains confident in his abilities. He feels that the necessary next step is recovering from his current ailment, and after that he believes he has what it takes to become a successful starter in the majors. "I'm fine," Pomeranz said. "I know what I need to do. The first step is getting rid of this [injury], and I'll work on the other things later." Pomeranz will rest his arm for a few days before learning of his rehab schedule. The 24-year-old has struggled to the tune of an 8.10 ERA and 2.520 WHIP over four starts spanning 16 2/3 innings. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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