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MLB Injury News:
The Chicago White Sox already have starting pitchers Gavin
Floyd and John Danks on the disabled list. Now, they have to worry about
starter Jake Peavy. The White Sox scratched Peavy from his May 2 start at the
Texas Rangers due to back Spams.
MLB.com’s White Sox beat writer Scott Merkin reported the
news to his followers.
Peavy out tonight with back spasms. Santiago getting the start
— Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) May 2, 2013
The injury does not appear serious, and there is no report
of Peavy having to miss his next start at this point. Peavy is 3-1 with a 3.38 ERA in
Left-hander Hector Santiago will take Peavy’s start against the Rangers.
Santiago relieved Gavin Floyd last Friday night, and tonight’s start will be
Santiago’s first of the season. He is 0-1 with a 2.51 ERA in 7 appearances and
14.1 innings out of the bullpen.
The White Sox are currently in last place in the American
League Central division at 11-15. Losing another starting pitcher for any
length of time will not help.
Chicago White Sox, Jake
Peavy and Hector
Santiago Player Pages, whitesox.mlb.com as of May 2, 2013.
Scott Merkin, White
Sox Scratch Peavy with Back Spasms, whitesx.mlb.com, May 2, 2013.
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