Araujo (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Tuesday. The move is purely a procedural one, as Araujo has already been ruled out for the season with a right elbow sprain. It allows the Orioles to reinstate Andrew Susac (wrist) from the restricted list.
Araujo (elbow) will not pitch again this season, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports. Manager Buck Showalter said in late August that Araujo was nearing a throwing program but will instead be shut down for the season. It remains unclear if there was a specific setback or if the Orioles are simply remaining cautious with the 25-year-old. Araujo will finish the season with a 7.71 ERA and 1.68 WHIP over 28 innings with Baltimore this season.
Manager Buck Showalter said Saturday that Araujo (elbow) will begin a throwing program in the immediate future, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports. Showalter added that he hopes to see Araujo pitch at the big-league level at some point in September, but that's far from a guarantee since the right-hander has been sidelined since June with a right elbow sprain. He will need to work his arm all the way back to speed and likely won't have the luxury of competing in minor-league games unless he's able to make a speedy recovery.
Araujo got a PRP injection in his throwing elbow Thursday, Rich Dubroff of BaltimoreBaseball.com reports. Araujo has been on the disabled list since June 11 due to a right elbow sprain. He's managed to throw a bullpen session since suffering the injury, but the timetable for his return remains unclear.
Araujo (elbow) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, Jon Meoli of The Baltimore Sun reports. Araujo has been out since June 11 with a right elbow sprain. An MRI confirmed that he suffered no structural damage and he now appears to be nearing a return, though whether or not he'll need a rehab appearance is unclear.