CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox left-hander Manny Banuelos has been placed on the injured list, another blow to a Chicago pitching staff that already lost Carlos Rodon and Nate Jones for the season this week.
Banuelos left the fifth inning of a 9-0 loss against Cleveland on Tuesday because of a strained left shoulder. Banuelos said he started to feel discomfort in the fourth inning, when he couldn’t extend his arm properly.
“I wasn’t doing it because I was scared that something bad could happen to my shoulder, or something could have popped out,” Banuelos said through a translator. “I wasn’t able to extend my arm as I used to. That was one of the side effects of my command right after that pitch that was in the fourth inning.”
Banuelos is 2-3 with a 7.26 ERA in five starts and four relief appearances. He was scheduled to start Monday against Houston.
He was put on the 10-day injured list retroactive to Wednesday.
“Hopefully it’s a very, very short stint,” manager Rick Renteria said.
Right-hander Jose Ruiz was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte, where he has a 5.40 ERA in 11 appearances this season.
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