Bastardo to DL with shoulder strain

Updated: June 30, 2009, 4:11 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Philadelphia Phillies, already hurting in the rotation, are down another starting pitcher.

Left-hander Antonio Bastardo was placed on the 15-day disabled list late Monday night because of a strained shoulder.

Bastardo left injured in the fourth inning of his last start and returned to Philadelphia, where he saw a doctor on Monday.

Pitching against Tampa Bay last Thursday, the rookie gave up six runs in the first two innings to waste a 4-0 lead. He was replaced by ...

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