The Arizona Diamondbacks placed Daniel Hudson on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a right elbow injury that could lead to season-ending surgery.
Manager Kirk Gibson said an MRI exam Wednesday in Phoenix showed a tear in Hudson’s ulnar collateral ligament. Tommy John ligament-replacement surgery is a possibility, but Gibson said Hudson could seek a second opinion.
Hudson left Tuesday night’s game with the injury and revealed for the first time he had discomfort in the elbow earlier this season.
“You can’t fault the kid for wanting to go out and pitch for his team,” Gibson said.
Hudson was 16-12 with a 3.49 ERA for Arizona in 2011, but has had difficulty this season. He was on the disabled list from April 21 to May 27 with a right shoulder impingement and now faces a more serious injury.
He was removed after giving up five runs and seven hits in 1? innings on Tuesday night, leaving his ERA at 7.35
The Diamondbacks recalled left-hander Patrick Corbin from Triple-A Reno.
Sabathia on disabled list
New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. Sabathia is expected to miss his next two starts.
Sabathia felt a twinge in the muscle on the inside of his left leg in the fourth inning of Sunday’s win over the Mets.
He didn’t tell anyone about it until he still felt discomfort following a bullpen session Tuesday.
More players moving
The Kansas City Royals recalled left-hander Everett Teaford and outfielder Jason Bourgeois from Triple-A Omaha and optioned left-hander Francisley Bueno to the Storm Chasers. Catcher Humberto Quintero was designated for assignment. …The Colorado Rockies recalled left-hander Edwar Cabrera from Tulsa. …The Chicago White Sox designated left-handed reliever Will Ohman for assignment. …The Minnesota Twins optioned right-hander Jeff Manship to Rochester. …The Baltimore Orioles activated reliever Matt Lindstrom from the disabled list and optioned utility player Steve Tolleson to Norfolk. …The Chicago Cubs designated right-hander Randy Wells for assignment and recalled right-hander Rafael Dolis from Iowa.