Pirates place Nick Burdi on IL with biceps, elbow pain

Pirates place Nick Burdi on IL with biceps, elbow pain

PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 22: Nick Burdi #57 of the Pittsburgh Pirates walks off the field injured in the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at PNC Park on April 22, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reliever Nick Burdi has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the Pittsburgh Pirates with pain in his right biceps and elbow.

Burdi grabbed his arm in pain after a pitch in the seventh inning of Pittsburgh's 12-4 loss to Arizona on Monday.

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Pittsburgh said Tuesday he had a magnetic resonance angiogram and is seeking a second opinion from Texas Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister.

Burdi has thrown just 10 innings in the majors since returning from Tommy John surgery in 2017.

Left-hander Steven Brault was recalled from Indianapolis, a day after he was optioned to the Triple-A team.

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