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Horst to 15-Day DL

Posted by Ian Riccaboni, Mon, June 17, 2013 03:50 PM | Comments: 3
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In a bit of a shocker, lefty reliever Jeremy Horst is headed to the 15-day disabled list with an elbow strain. The corresponding move is the activation of starter John Lannan for tonight’s game against the Washington Nationals.

Analysis: This one came out of left field. On Saturday, I wrote that I anticipated Joe Savery to head back down to Lehigh Valley today. Instead, it is Horst heading to the DL. Horst’s effectiveness has varied this year: for instance from May 8 to May 27, Horst did not allow a run in ten appearances but from May 30 to June 15, Horst’s BAA was .429/.500/.679.

In his last outing, Horst threw 41 pitches in Saturday’s outing, the only time he has topped 40 pitches this year. The high pitch count likely played a big part in his strain.

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  • Posts: 0 Mike in NJ

    I would expect the next move to be Pettibone being optioned to make room for Zambrano, especially after the way he was shelled Saturday.

     
  • Posts: 101 pamikedc

    Avatar of pamikedc

    I agree w you ^

     
  • Posts: 0 bacardipr

    Surprise me but doesnt surprise me he probably was pitching injured for a while now.

     
 
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