• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL

Pirates place Wandy Rodriguez on 15-day DL with knee injury

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

The Pirates will be without lefty Wandy Rodriguez for at least two weeks.
The Pirates will be without lefty Wandy Rodriguez for at least two weeks. (USATSI)

More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news

The Pirates have placed left-hander Wandy Rodriguez on the 15-day DL with right knee inflammation, the team announced.

Rodriguez, 35, allowed four runs in four innings on Saturday. He has a 7.65 ERA and a 1.60 WHIP in 20 innings this year, including a league-high seven home runs allowed. Wandy missed most of last season with elbow and forearm problems.

Right-hander Jared Hughes has been called up from Triple-A to replace Rodriguez in the roster. The 28-year-old has a 3.49 ERA in 118 2/3 relief innings for Pittsburgh over the last three seasons.

It's unclear who will replace Wandy in the rotation, but long relievers Jeanmar Gomez and Stolmy Pimentel are candidates.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

April 28, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Yankees win over Mets (2:24)
April 28, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Alex Rodriguez 660 achievement worth 6 million?
April 28, 2015
What's wrong with the Cleveland Indians?
April 28, 2015
McCarthy out for season


Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's New Era Red Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 NFL Draft On-Stage 59FIFTY Fitted Hat

2015 NFL Draft Day Hats
Get your team today
Shop Now