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Chris Young lands on disabled list with shoulder tightness

May 8, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT

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The shoulder discomfort that caused Mets right-hander Chris Young to be scratched from his scheduled Saturday start against the Dodgers was still bothering him on Sunday morning, so the Mets have placed him on the 15-day disabled list for the second time this season and have called up Pat Misch to fill his roster spot.

That all comes via WFAN’s Twitter account.

Young has posted a 1.88 ERA and 0.96 WHIP across four starts this year for the Mets and has held opposing hitters to a .146 batting average, but his right arm troubles are threatening to derail a promising debut season in New York.

Johan Santana was shifted to the 60-day disabled list to open a space on the 40-man roster for Misch. Santana, battling shoulder issues of his own, isn’t expected to be ready until late June or early July.

  1. icanspeel - May 8, 2011 at 11:44 PM

    That’s the story of Chris Young’s career.. great pitcher, but can’t stay healthy.

  2. banksatdixie - May 9, 2011 at 8:26 AM

    I am SHOCKED! Absolutely Shocked!

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