Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

KC's Young to Have Forearm Examined

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

KC's Young to Have Forearm Examined

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NEW YORK -- A day after giving up a career-high five home runs, Royals pitcher Chris Young said he will return to Kansas City on Wednesday to have an MRI on his right forearm.

The right-hander, who recorded the win in last year's World Series opener, is 1-5 with a 6.88 ERA and has given up 13 homers in seven starts and 321/3 innings this season. He told the Royals after Tuesday's loss to the New York Yankees he has been bothered by inflammation in his forearm.

"I've had to change the way I take off my shoes, the way I brush my teeth, the way I take off my shirt," the 6-foot-10 Young said Tuesday. "But throwing does not bother it, which is I think why it's been a little bit hard to address."

Young, who turns 37 on May 25, will be examined by team physician Dr. Vincent Key. …

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