Zach McAllister placed on DL

Updated: May 22, 2014, 7:34 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- The Cleveland Indians placed right-hander Zach McAllister on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a lower back strain.

The right-hander is 3-4 with a 5.89 ERA in 10 starts with Cleveland this season.

"I think he is going to be OK," Indians manager Terry Francona said. "But I don't think (him pitching) has been helping, and we don't have the ability right now to push him back.

"So we put him on the DL to let things simmer down and then we'll get him going again."

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