Corey Kluber injury update: Indians ace (broken arm) suffers potential setback in rehab start

first_imgKluber left his Triple-A outing with the Columbus Clippers against the Charlotte Knights after just one inning. Nationals injury updates: Max Scherzer nearing return; Sean Doolittle placed on injured list Corey Kluber could have hit another roadblock in his rehab.The Indians on Sunday announced the right-hander was removed from his third rehab start for precautionary reasons with left abdominal tightness. Braves’ Ronald Acuna reacts to being pulled from game for not hustling Kluber was limited to one inning with left abdominal tightness and was removed for precautionary purposes. https://t.co/IxWxObnIrA— Mandy Bell (@MandyBell02) August 18, 2019According to cleveland.com , Kluber is expected to return to Cleveland on Monday for further testing and possibly an MRI exam to determine the extent of the injury. Related News Yankees adopt Brett Gardner’s dugout antics for new celebration Kluber, 33, has remained on the injured list with a broken arm since being struck on the right forearm by a line drive off the bat of Marlins outfielder Brian Anderson in a game May 1. He was scheduled to throw 75-80 pitches Sunday but threw just 20, walking a pair of batters without giving up a hit or a run.The two-time Cy Young Award winner had a 2-3 record with a 5.80 ERA in his first seven starts this season before getting hurt.last_img read more