Daisuke Matsuzaka headed to DL

Updated: May 18, 2011, 1:06 AM ET
By Steven Krasner | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka is going to be placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a sprain in his right elbow, manager Terry Francona said after Tuesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles was postponed because of rain.

The right-hander had an MRI done Tuesday afternoon, and the images showed the sprain, Francona said. A more detailed statement from medical director Thomas Gill is expected Wednesday, according to the Sox.

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