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MLB report: Yankees put closer Aroldis Chapman on disabled list

MLB report: Yankees put closer Aroldis Chapman on disabled list

Unable to pitch through pain in his shoulder that had bothered him for weeks, New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman went on the disabled list Sunday and likely will miss at least a month.

Chapman had a MRI on Saturday, a day after getting just two outs and giving up a run in the ninth inning of a 5-1 loss to Houston. The 29-year-old left-hander, a four-time All-Star, told Yankees manager Joe Girardi during the game that he felt fine, then went into the trainer's room after the final out and admitted he was hurt.

“I was shocked,” Girardi said.

New York said in a statement that Chapman has rotator cuff inflammation in his left...

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