Josh Tomlin’s hamstring injury is more severe than originally thought.
According to a report from Jordan Bastian, an MRI revealed that Tomlin suffered a “mild-to-moderate left hamstring tendon strain.” He is expected to miss six weeks as a result.
Indians: MRI confirmed mild-to-moderate left hamstring tendon strain for Josh Tomlin. Expected to miss six weeks before return to MLB games.
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) August 2, 2017
Tomlin was placed on the 10-day DL on Monday, with what was originally diagnosed as a left hamstring strain, according to a release from the club. He was removed from Sunday’s game against the White Sox prior to the fifth inning.
Tomlin has posted a 7-9 record and has a 5.38 ERA in 2017.
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