Orioles right-hander Dylan Bundy is headed for the 10-day injured list, the team announced Saturday. Bundy has right knee tendinitis and may require several weeks to make a full recovery, though the Orioles have not specified an exact return date.
The 26-year-old righty took his worst loss of the season on Friday, expending 37 pitches in a disastrous eight-hit, seven-run first inning against the Rays. He made his exit at the top of the second inning, but the Orioles couldn’t quite make up the deficit and eventually took the 16-4 loss, their 63rd of the year.
Following the game, Bundy revealed that he had tried to pitch through an existing bout of knee pain. How far that will set him back has yet to be determined, but it’s bound to complicate a disappointing campaign, one in which the right-hander delivered a 4-11 record in 18 starts with a 5.28 ERA, 3.1 BB/9, 9.5 SO/9, and 0.8 fWAR through 92 innings.
In a corresponding move, the club recalled fellow right-hander Tayler Scott from Triple-A Norfolk. Scott, 27, pitched to mixed results after his MLB debut with the Mariners earlier this year, scattering 10 runs, six walks, and seven strikeouts across 7 2/3 innings in the majors. He has yet to make his big league debut for the Orioles.