Lincecum steps in for injured Ortiz in Giants rotation
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants are preparing for the arrival of Triple-A fireballer Tim Lincecum for a "Sunday Night Baseball" start after right-hander Russ Ortiz was placed on the disabled list because of an elbow injury.
Ortiz was put on the 15-day DL Thursday because of an inflammed nerve in his right elbow. The move was retroactive to Wednesday, a day after Ortiz allowed eight runs and nine hits in a 9-7 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
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