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Reds lose yet another starter to injury

Reds lose yet another starter to injury
Posted at 9:44 PM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 22:19:31-04

CINCINNATI -- The Reds lost yet another starter to injury when Tim Adleman left after throwing a pitch in the fourth inning of a game against the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.

Adleman reached for his left side after a pitch to Chris Gimenez. A trainer and manager Bryan Price went out to talk to him, and he left the field with what was diagnosed as a strained oblique.

The Indians had two runners aboard and led 2-0.

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The Reds already have five starters on the disabled list: Jon Moscot, Raisel Iglesias, Homer Bailey, Anthony DeSclafani and Michael Lorenzen.

Only two Reds starters have lasted seven innings this season, putting a strain on the major leagues' worst bullpen.