Mike Minor will undergo shoulder surgery


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Atlanta Dugout.com has learned Braves left-hander Mike Minor will undergo shoulder surgery and will likely miss the remainder of the 2015 season.

The specifics of the surgery aren’t known, but it’s obviously going to be a pretty significant procedure.

Minor was limited to 145 1/3 innings last season due to left shoulder troubles and posted a disappointing 4.77 ERA when healthy. He felt renewed shoulder discomfort a few days before his scheduled 2015 Grapefruit League debut and opened the regular season on the disabled list. Now he’ll finish it on the DL, too.

Minor was awarded a $5.6 million salary in late February following an arbitration hearing.

The 27-year-old will be a non-tender candidate this winter despite his past success.

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

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LOS ANGELES — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement.

Manager Gabe Kapler said before Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers that the right-hander told trainers and the coaching staff that he felt like wasn’t able to get the arm loose during Friday’s game. Samardjiza is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday.

Samardjiza went four-plus innings and allowed six runs on seven hits in a 7-2 loss to the Dodgers. He is 0-2 with a 9.88 ERA in three starts.

The Giants have recalled left-hander Andrew Suarez from their alternate training site, but Kapler said he hasn’t finalized a revised starting rotation.