Aroldis Chapman placed on DL with rotator cuff inflammation

Aroldis Chapman placed on DL with rotator cuff inflammation | ABC News | May 14, 2017
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May 14, 2017
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have placed closer Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday, with left shoulder rotator cuff inflammation. An MRI taken Saturday morning revealed that Chapman has no structural damage in his shoulder, sources told ESPN's Marly Rivera. Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Sunday that Chapman won't pitch in a game for at least four weeks. Chapman told the Yankees he had a similar condition in 2012 when he pitched for the Reds, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney. In the short term, Dellin Betances?will replace Chapman as the team's closer. Chapman gave up a two-out RBI single by Houston's Josh Reddick in the ninth inning Friday night, shook his pitching arm and was checked by head athletic trainer Steve Donohue on the mound moments later after throwing his 22nd pitch. The left-hander initially remained in the game, then was removed after allowing a single to ...

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