Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman (shoulder) to be placed on DL

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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