Angels option Detmers 6 weeks after no-hitter

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels have optioned Reid Detmers to the minors simply six begins after the rookie left-hander threw a no-hitter.

The Angels assigned Detmers to Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday, a day after he made his sixth consecutive winless look since his no-hitter in opposition to Tampa Bay on Might 10.

The 22-year-old Detmers grew to become the youngest pitcher in Angels historical past to throw a no-hitter throughout that 12-0 victory over the Rays at Angel Stadium, and he did it in simply his eleventh profession begin.

However Detmers is 0-2 with a 5.67 ERA in his six begins since that historic evening. He has allowed eight homers and yielded 13 walks over these 27 mixed innings, his efficiency dipping together with the Angels’ prolonged team-wide hunch.

Detmers yielded 5 hits and 5 runs over 5 innings Tuesday evening whereas getting no-decision within the Angels 12-11, 11-inning loss to Kansas Metropolis.

The Angels additionally positioned right-handed reliever Jimmy Herget on the 10-day injured checklist with a shoulder damage. Los Angeles recalled right-handers Elvis Peguero and Oliver Ortega to fill its two open roster spots.

Detmers is 2-3 with a 4.66 ERA in 12 begins this season for the Angels, who hoped their precocious 2020 first-round decide was prepared for a everlasting transfer to the majors.

As a substitute, he’ll get extra seasoning whereas Los Angeles continues its annual seek for competent beginning pitching.

The membership already demoted fellow younger homegrown starter José Suarez to the minors after he started the season within the rotation alongside Detmers. Proper-hander Griffin Canning, the AL Gold Glove winner in 2020, has but to pitch this season within the midst of a prolonged restoration from a again damage.

Los Angeles has misplaced 21 of 27 heading into its sequence finale in opposition to the Royals.

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