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Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore goes on disabled list

Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore goes on disabled list
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore has been placed on the disabled list because of an elbow injury. (John Sleezer / MCT)

Left-hander Matt Moore has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays because of an elbow injury.

Moore left in the fifth inning of Monday's 4-2 loss after feeling discomfort in his elbow while throwing a pitch to Nori Aoki. The Rays were awaiting MRI exam results.

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Moore was 17-4 with a 3.29 earned-run average last year, when he was on the disabled list from July 31 to Sept. 3 because of a sore elbow.

Tampa Bay recalled left-hander Jeff Beliveau from Triple-A Durham to fill the roster spot Tuesday.

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Atlanta reliever Cory Gearrin is joining the list of Braves pitchers having Tommy John surgery. Gearrin confirmed he will have the ligament-replacement surgery for his right elbow after he was injured late in spring training. The Braves previously lost starting pitchers Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy to season-ending elbow injuries this spring. ... The New York Yankees put closer David Robertson on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained groin and recalled left-handed reliever Cesar Cabral from triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. ... Kansas City second baseman Omar Infante has a sprained jaw and needed six stitches to close a cut opened when he was hit by a pitch Monday from the Rays' Heath Bell.

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