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Pitcher James Paxton placed on 15-day disabled list

Pitcher James Paxton placed on 15-day disabled list

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, joins players gathered around starting pitcher James Paxton, second from left, before Paxton left the game with an injury Tuesday, April 8, 2014, during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press, KPUG/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners will be without left-hander James Paxton after he was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained muscle on the left side of his back.

Seattle announced the move Wednesday after an MRI confirmed the original diagnosis of a strained latissimus dorsi muscle.

Paxton left Tuesday night’s win over the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth inning after feeling a twinge in the muscle. Paxton got the win, retiring 14 straight batters during one stretch to improve to 2-0.

 

Seattle recalled left-hander Lucas Luetge from Triple-A Tacoma to take Paxton’s roster spot. Manager Lloyd McClendon said right-hander Chris Young will take Paxton’s scheduled turn in the rotation on Sunday against Oakland.

 

 

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