Cleveland Indians pitcher David Huff was hurt facing the Diamondbacks first batter in the Indians Cactus League game Thursday afternoon, according to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com.
#Indians David Huff limped out of the dugout andis riding off the field on the back of a cart.— Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) March 29, 2012
Huff was in competition for the fifth spot in the Indians rotation, but because of poor results is now a candidate for the bullpen, potentially as a long-reliever. He allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits over three innings in his previous start Sunday.
He has started 48 games in his three-year career, registering an ERA over five and a 15-25 record. He has played all three seasons with Cleveland, starting 10 games last year for the Tribe.
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