Young and Medlen put on DL by Royals with arm injuries

2 years 2 months 6 days ago Thursday, May 12 2016 May 12, 2016 Thursday, May 12, 2016 5:35:00 PM CDT May 12, 2016 in Baseball
By: The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Struggling pitchers Chris Young and Kris Medlen have been put on the disabled list by the Kansas City Royals.

An MRI Wednesday determined Young has a strained right forearm, and Medlen has right rotator cuff inflammation. Young's stint is retroactive to Tuesday and Medlen's to Wednesday.

Young is 1-5 with a 6.68 ERA in seven starts and Medlen 1-3 with a 7.77 ERA in six.

Kansas City selected the contract of right-hander Peter Moylan from Omaha before Thursday's series finale at the New York Yankees and recalled left-hander Scott Alexander from the Triple-A team.

Moylan is 1-1 with a five saves and a 0.71 ERA in 12 relief appearances with the Storm Chasers, and Alexander is 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA in 14 innings.

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