KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals received some bad news Monday about its starting rotation.
The team placed veteran left-hander Danny Duffy on the injured list, revealing he’s dealing with a flexor strain in his left forearm.
Danny Duffy has been placed on the 10-day IL retroactive to 5/14 with a left forearm flexor strain.— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) May 17, 2021
A corresponding move will be announced tomorrow. #Royals
Kansas City is designating the move retroactive to May 14 and said the corresponding call-up will be announced Tuesday.
Duffy has been sharp through the start of the season, sporting a 1.97 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 41.2 innings pitched.
Matheny’s club opens two-game series vs. the Brewers starting Tuesday.