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MLB Injury News:
The Colorado Rockies have placed right-handed starting
pitcher Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list with a left lower back
strain, according to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post.
Chacin sustained his injury during the seventh inning of Friday night’s contest. Initially, it was thought to be an oblique injury,
which could have been more severe. There’s no official timeframe for his
return, but he’ll have to miss at least two scheduled starts since he’s only
eligible to be activated on May 5.
The Rockies have recalled right-handed reliever Rob Scahill
from Triple-A. Colorado hasn’t yet decided who will take Chacin’s place in the
rotation Wednesday against the Atlanta Braves. The team could be able to push
its starters back – buying them more time to make a decision – given the
inclement weather they’ve recently faced.
Prior to hitting the DL, Chacin had been the Rockies’ best
starter this season. The 25-year-old was 3-0 with a 1.46 ERA over his first
four appearances of the new campaign.
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