You can relax for a little bit Cubs fans.
After placing starting pitcher Yu Darvish on the 10-day DL a few days back, the team announced that an MRI was scheduled to determine any further damage. After waiting all day on Tuesday for the news, we finally have an answer.
Cubs executive Jed Hoyer revealed through a spokesman that there was structural damage and instead have called it right triceps inflammation.
Through a spokesman, #Cubs GM Jed Hoyer announces that Yu Darvish's MRI revealed no structural damage. The team is terming it right triceps inflammation and Darvish will try to begin a throwing program this weekend or early next week.
— Patrick Mooney (@PJ_Mooney) May 30, 2018
Darvish is eligible to come off the DL on June 2nd, giving him a few more days to rest. With him beginning a throwing program this weekend or early next week, Darvish will likely miss his next scheduled start.
Check back for more on Darvish, who is coming off a start against the Cincinnati Reds earning his first win of the year.