Santana (shoulder) was shifted to the 60-day disabled list Saturday due to his right rotator cuff strain, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Santana was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday but was apparently looking at a much longer absence, thus the shift the the 60-day. Manager Dave Roberts said he doesn't believe Santana needs surgery, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports, and may not resume any baseball activities until July.
Santana (lat) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday.
As expected, Santana will head to the disabled list after his MRI revealed a torn right lat. In corresponding moves, Brock Stewart was sent down to Triple-A Oklahoma City, while Pat Venditte and Adam Liberatore were recalled.
Santana is dealing with a torn lat and he'll likely require a stint on the disabled list, Pedro Moura of The Athletic Los Angeles reports.
The results of Santana's MRI showed he had a torn right lat, although the severity of the injury remains unclear. If he does land on the disabled list, the Dodgers figure to call up additional arms to provide assistance out of the bullpen.
Santana (lat) will undergo an MRI on Friday, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
Santana was scratched from his scheduled start against the Pirates on Thursday due to right lat soreness, and the Dodgers will send him for some tests in the coming days to determine the severity of the issue. Lat issues often tend to linger, so the team figures to proceed cautiously with the 22-year-old prospect. Santana allowed five runs across 3.2 innings in his lone big-league appearance prior to suffering the injury.
Santana was scratched from Thursday's start against the Pirates due to right lat soreness, Eric Stephen of TrueBlueLA.com reports.
Santana was set to make his first career big-league start before the injury cropped up and forced Daniel Hudson to start in his place. The severity of the injury remains unclear at this point, as does a possible timetable for his return. With the Dodgers off the schedule twice next week, the team could move forward with a four-man rotation until 6/19 if they choose.
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