• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL

Rockies place Jhoulys Chacin on DL with shoulder issue

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

It's more shoulder problems for Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin. (USATSI)
It's more shoulder problems for Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin. (USATSI)

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

The Rockies on Monday placed struggling right-hander Jhoulys Chacin on the disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder. The move was made retroactive to June 29.

This season, the 26-year-old Chacin has pitched to a 5.40 ERA and 1.50 K/BB ratio after 11 starts. This on the heels of a strong 2013 in which he logged an ERA+ of 127 in a career-high 197 1/3 innings. This marks the third time since 2012 that Chacin has hit the DL because of shoulder problems.

As the Denver Post notes, Chacin becomes the sixth starting pitcher presently on the DL for the spiraling Rockies.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

April 27, 2015
How Baseball Fans Bet in Las Vegas (0:53)
April 27, 2015
This Week in (Dumb) Baseball: 4/27
(3:04)
April 27, 2015
Josh Hamilton traded to Texas
(2:57)
April 27, 2015
Should the NL use a designated hitter?
(1:43)

Latest

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