Kyle Farnsworth likely bound for DL

Updated: April 4, 2012, 9:07 PM ET
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Tampa Bay Rays closer Kyle Farnsworth likely is headed to the disabled list because of soreness in his right elbow.

Farnsworth said Wednesday that an MRI revealed a strain of a muscle that's causing soreness in his elbow. The reliever, who had 25 saves in 31 opportunities in 2011, said it's the same problem that shut him down for a portion of last September.

"I just have to give it some time to calm down," said Farnsworth, who went 5-1 with a 2.18 ERA over 63 appearances last ...

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