Rockies put Morales on DL |

Rockies put Morales on DL

AP Sports Writer

DENVER – Colorado lefty Franklin Morales has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with weakness in his left shoulder, which had sapped him of his fastball command over the last two weeks.

Morales is 0-3 with a 4.09 ERA with two blown saves in five chances while filling in for closer Huston Street, who started the season on the DL with inflammation in his right shoulder.

Street threw a second straight bullpen session Tuesday at Coors Field, and will throw Thursday and Saturday for Double-A Tulsa on a rehab assignment before throwing two innings May 18 for Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Replacing Morales on the 25-man roster is hard-throwing right-hander Edgmer Escalona, who was 1-0 with a 7.84 ERA at Colorado Springs, where he struck out 19 and walked 11 in 20 2-3 innings thi

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