The Atlanta Braves pitching staff took another hit after the club placed left-handed reliever Dylan Lee on the 15-day injured list. Lee is experiencing inflammation in his left shoulder. The move is retroactive to May 17.
The #Braves today returned LHP Lucas Luetge from his rehabilitation assignment and reinstated him from the injured list. The club also placed LHP Dylan Lee on the 15-day injured list, backdated to May 17, with left shoulder inflammation.— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) May 19, 2023
In a corresponding move, Lucas Luetge was returned from his rehab assignment and will fill Lee’s spot on the active roster.
28-year-old Lee has played a huge role in the bullpen this season, tossing 20.1 frames and fanning 23. He did earn one start back in early May and lasted 2.2 hitless innings against the Boston Red Sox. He has put together a 3.10 ERA and will be yet another blow to the Braves’ injury-plagued pitching staff.
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