GOODYEAR, Ariz. (WJW)– Cleveland Indians pitcher Emmanuel Clase will miss eight to 12 weeks because of an injury to his upper back.
The right hander experienced discomfort to his upper arm after a bullpen session at spring training last week, the club said on Thursday. An MRI and exam revealed a moderate strain to his teres major muscle.
Clase will be evaluated weekly.
The Tribe acquired Clase and center fielder Delino DeShields Jr. in a deal with the Rangers that sent Corey Kluber to Texas.