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Right forearm soreness ends Grimm's tough night

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DETROIT -- Justin Grimm had a bad night in Friday's 7-2 loss to the Tigers in more ways than one. After allowing seven runs in 3 1/3 innings, the right-hander exited with right forearm soreness.

Grimm left with the Rangers trailing, 7-2. The report out of the Rangers' clubhouse was Grimm was removed as a precautionary measure and the injury is not considered serious. The Rangers already have seven pitchers on the disabled list.

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DETROIT -- Justin Grimm had a bad night in Friday's 7-2 loss to the Tigers in more ways than one. After allowing seven runs in 3 1/3 innings, the right-hander exited with right forearm soreness.

Grimm left with the Rangers trailing, 7-2. The report out of the Rangers' clubhouse was Grimm was removed as a precautionary measure and the injury is not considered serious. The Rangers already have seven pitchers on the disabled list.

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"Discouraging? Yeah," Grimm said. "I try to take care of myself as best I can and do all my work between starts. I take pride in staying healthy and going out there every fifth day. This is not what the team needs, especially with what we're going through. Hopefully, I can get back out there as quick as I can."

Grimm allowed seven runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out three. He threw 70 pitches and his ERA went up to 6.37.

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, and follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger.

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