Posted May 13, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kansas City Royals starter Danny Duffy has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. Duffy was put on the 15-day disabled list Monday, when an MRI revealed the injury. Right-hander Nate Adcock was recalled from Triple-A Omaha. The Royals said Duffy is expected to get a second opinion on his elbow from Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles. Duffy (2-2) faced only three batters in the first inning of his start Sunday against the Chicago White Sox. After catcher Humberto Quintero saw the left-hander shake his arm after a throw, manager Ned Yost and a trainer visited the mound. Yost immediately made a change when Duffy said his elbow was the problem. The 23-year-old Duffy also experienced tightness in his elbow last month.
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