The Padres pulled starter Mike Clevinger from Recreation 1 of the NLDS on Tuesday in opposition to the Dodgers due to an obvious arm damage. He left the competition within the second inning.
Clevinger, the important thing commerce deadline acquisition for San Diego this 12 months, missed the wild card spherical due to a harm elbow. His inclusion on the NLDS roster sparked pleasure for the membership, which additionally misplaced right-hander Dinelson Lamet late within the season.
Clevinger’s fastball velocity dropped under common ranges throughout his transient Recreation 1 outing, probably contributing to the Padres’ resolution to close him down.
UPDATE: Clevinger supplied a blunt, worrisome evaluation of his elbow following Recreation 1. He stated it felt like “bones are hitting behind my elbow.”
Clevinger stated the discomfort in his arm appears like “bones are hitting behind my elbow.”
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Clevinger posted a 2.84 ERA in 4 2020 begins with San Diego after coming to Southern California from Cleveland. He sports activities a 3.19 profession ERA.
Padres supervisor Jayce Tingler changed Clevinger with Pierce Johnson earlier than turning to Ryan Weathers, who had by no means earlier than pitched above Single-A.
San Diego misplaced 5-1.