Pirate's Gerrit Cole placed on injured list

Pittsburgh Pirate’s pitcher, Gerrit Cole has been place on the 15-day disabled list for his injured elbow.

According to the Pirates,  Cole has posterior inflammation in his right elbow. He is eligible to return on September 9, 2016.

The pitcher traveled to Los Angeles for a second opinion on his inflamed elbow.

Pirates General Manager, Neal Huntington, told reporters that during Cole’s last start, he “had a little bit of discomfort on the outside of his elbow,”

The severity of the injury and when Cole will return are unknown at this time.

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