Pirates place Chris Archer on IL with thumb inflammation, recall Michael Feliz | TribLIVE.com

Pirates place Chris Archer on IL with thumb inflammation, recall Michael Feliz

Kevin Gorman
Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Chris Archer throws to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 26, 2019, in Los Angeles.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have had one position player after another sidelined by injury.

Now, they have lost a starting pitcher.

The Pirates placed right-hander Chris Archer on the 10-day injured list with right thumb inflammation. Archer (1-2) allowed six runs on six hits, including a pair of home runs, in a 6-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

Reliever Michael Feliz was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to replace Archer on the 25-man roster. Feliz had two saves and a 1.00 ERA with 12 strikeouts in seven appearances this season.

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Kevin Gorman is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Kevin by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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