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Orioles place Miguel Gonzalez on the disabled list, call up Kevin Gausman

Jun 6, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez is headed to the disabled list with a strained oblique muscle and they’ve called up prospect Kevin Gausman from Triple-A to replace him on the roster and in the rotation.

Gausman has struggled in the majors so far with a 6.10 ERA in 52 innings between last season and this year, but the former No. 4 overall pick is one of the best pitching prospects around and has excellent raw stuff including a mid-90s fastball.

This could be the opportunity Gausman needs to stick in the big leagues at age 23, although with a 3.68 ERA in 335 career innings Gonzalez has certainly pitched well enough to rejoin the rotation whenever he’s healthy.

  1. proudlycanadian - Jun 6, 2014 at 6:07 PM

    “Congratulations Kevin. We are calling you back up to the majors. By the way, you get to face Oakland.”

    • fanofthegame1 - Jun 7, 2014 at 9:30 PM

      He must not of got that last part.

      • proudlycanadian - Jun 7, 2014 at 9:34 PM

        He is doing quite well so far isn’t he!

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