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Salazar shut down after injection in shoulder

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MILWAUKEE -- Danny Salazar has been shut down for at least a week after receiving a PRP injection in his right shoulder, the Indians announced Tuesday.

Salazar was evaluated on May 4 by Dr. Keith Meister to get an additional opinion after he was diagnosed with impingement tendinitis in his right shoulder. Meister performed an MRI and confirmed the original diagnosis.

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MILWAUKEE -- Danny Salazar has been shut down for at least a week after receiving a PRP injection in his right shoulder, the Indians announced Tuesday.

Salazar was evaluated on May 4 by Dr. Keith Meister to get an additional opinion after he was diagnosed with impingement tendinitis in his right shoulder. Meister performed an MRI and confirmed the original diagnosis.

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The right-hander has not pitched for the Indians in 2018. Salazar began the year on the 60-day disabled list and had been throwing bullpen sessions during extended spring training in Arizona.

Salazar is coming off his highest career ERA in 2017 (4.28) while making 23 appearances (19 starts).

Andrew Wagner is a contributor to MLB.com based in Milwaukee.

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