Keynan Middleton injury update: Angels reliever dealing with UCL damage

Angels relieverKeynan Middleton, the team’s de facto closer before a 13-game stay on the DL, is back on the shelf.Middleton, 23, underwentan MRI exam on Monday, MLB.com reported, after exiting Sunday’s https://www.giantsedge.com/san-francisco-giants/duane-kuiper-jersey game against the Twins after only 12 pitches because of what manager Mike Scioscia described as right elbow discomfort.”Fingers cro sed,” Scioscia told reporters, “hopefully it’s just a mild setback.”It appears to be worse than amild setback and the pitcher could be https://www.giantsedge.com/san-francisco-giants/johnny-cueto-jersey facing Tommy John surgery.Keynan Middleton underwent an MRI that revealed damage to his UCL. He’s going to get a second opinion. Maria I. Guardado (@mi_guardado) May 14, 2018The right-hander came off the DL on Thursday and pitched scorele s innings that day Gaylord Perry Jersey and Saturday. His fastball touched 97 mph Sunday before he was pulled with a 1-1 count on Eddie Rosario in the eighth inning.He has six saves in 16 appearance with a 2.04 ERA and 16 strikeouts over 17 2/3 innings. In Middleton’s previous stint on the DL, Cam Bedrosian and Jim Johnson recorded saves for the 24-16 Angels.

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