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Pirates put RHP Kevin Correia on 15-day DL

- Associated Press - Monday, August 22, 2011

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have put starting pitcher Kevin Correia on the 15-day disabled list with a strained oblique and recalled right-hander Chris Leroux from a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis to fill the roster spot.

Correia is 12-11 with a 4.79 ERA this season but just 1-4 since the All-Star break. The right-hander surrendered six runs in six innings of a no-decision against Cincinnati on Friday.

Correia is the second Pittsburgh starter to go on the DL in the last week.

Paul Maholm was put on the 15-day DL last Friday with a left shoulder strain. The veteran left-hander was examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday, and Maholm tweeted there was no further damage beyond the strain

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