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Angels put Tyler Skaggs on disabled list because of forearm injury
Angels put Tyler Skaggs on disabled list because of forearm injury

Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday because of what the team called a “forearm strain.” Though no timetable was set for Skaggs’ return, Manager Mike Scioscia seemed optimistic that the 23-year-old, who injured himself in the fifth inning of Thursday night’s 1-0, 13-inning win over the Orioles in Baltimore, would pitch again this season. But Skaggs, who underwent an MRI test Friday, said doctors told him he had a strain of the “flexor tendon,” which is part of the forearm but is in a more sensitive location and could be a precursor to a more serious injury. Flexor tendons are tissues that help control movement...

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