A’s Place A.J. Puk On 10-Day Injured Listing, Transfer Trevor Rosenthal To 60-Day IL
The Athletics have positioned A.J. Puk on the 10-day injured record with strained left biceps, the staff introduced. In corresponding strikes, Trevor Rosenthal was moved to the 60-day injured record and Deolis Guerra has been chosen from the alternate website.
There’s not a lot to say about Puk touchdown again on the injured record after only one look. The towering southpaw has struggled to remain wholesome. He missed the entire shortened 2020 season due to a shoulder pressure. Hopefully, this stint on the IL can be a brief one for the 25-year-old, who stays probably the most promising arms within the A’s group and a possible difference-maker for the 2021 season.
The Rosenthal information isn’t any much less dispiriting, although given the current prognosis, it was to be anticipated. Rosenthal is prone to want thoracic outlet surgical procedure, which carries a restoration time of not less than 12 weeks. The A’s signed Rosenthal to a one-year, $11MM deal this winter to function the alternative for departed-closer Liam Hendriks.
Guerra, 31, is a right-hander out of Venezuela. He made 9 appearances for the Phillies final 12 months whereas beforehand suiting up for the Brewers, Angels, and Pirates. Since 2015 he has made 83 whole appearances spanning 103 innings with a 4.81 ERA/4.78 FIP. It has been a few years since his finest displaying with the Angels from 2016-17.