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Dodgers’ Ryu placed on injured list due to neck soreness

August 2, 2019
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu works against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the Los Angeles Dodgers due to neck soreness. Friday’s move was made retroactive to Thursday.

The left-hander leads the majors with a 1.53 earned run average and has 11 wins.

Ryu threw six scoreless innings at Colorado Wednesday while yielding three hits with a strikeout. He left the game after throwing only 80 pitches.

Dustin May, who will make his Major League debut Friday against San Diego, was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Los Angeles also recalled pitcher Tony Gonsolin and optioned Dylan Floro.

To make room for May on the 40-man roster, Scott Alexander was moved to the 60-day injured list.

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