Friday May 8th, 2015

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Kevin Gausman will be placed on the disabled list with tendinitis in his right shoulder.

Over 12 innings this season, Gausman recorded a 4.50 ERA with 13 strikeouts and five walks.

His last appearance came against the New York Mets on Wednesday.

Gausman, the No. 4 pick in the 2012 draft, started 20 games last season, posting a 3.57 ERA with 88 strikeouts and 38 walks.

The Orioles, which rank 18th in MLB in bullpen ERA, are in last place in the AL East with a 12-14 record.

Baltimore opens a series against the New York Yankees on Friday.

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