ATLANTA (CBSMiami/AP) — Just as the Miami Marlins had a rough opening week, so did their current staff ace.READ MORE: Small But Ferocious Hurricane Sam Strengthens Some More
Marlins opening day starter Henderson Alvarez has been put on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
The move was made before Monday’s game at Atlanta. Alvarez (0-2) gave up four runs in five innings and lost Sunday to Tampa Bay.
Alvarez went 12-7 with a 2.65 ERA last year and made the All-Star team.READ MORE: Lines Of Mourners Pay Their Respects Sunday For Gabby Petito
The Marlins are already without ace Jose Fernandez, who is still recovering from Tommy John surgery and unlikely to return before mid-July.
Miami also placed backup catcher Jeff Mathis and reserve infielder Don Kelly on the 15-day disabled list. Each broke the ring finger on his right hand in Sunday’s game.
Catcher J.T. Realmuto, infielder Reid Brignac and right-hander Carter Capps will join Miami from Triple-A New Orleans.MORE NEWS: Blue Alert Issued Out Of North Florida County For Patrick McDowell, Accused Of Murdering Deputy During Traffic Stop
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