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Floyd Placed On 15-Day DL With Muscle Strain

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Gavin Floyd #34 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning on August 4, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Gavin Floyd #34 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning on August 4, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

CHICAGO (CBS) — The White Sox have placed starting pitcher Gavin Floyd on 15-day disabled list with a flexor muscle strain in his right arm.

Floyd suffered the injury in the third inning of Saturday’s loss to the Rays. He has an 0-4 record in five starts with a 5.18 ERA.

The Sox have called up right-hander Deunte Heath from Class AAA Charlotte. Heath, 27, is 0-0 in nine innings of relief work in five appearances for Charlotte.

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