Diamondbacks lose another starter as Ray goes on 10-day DL

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Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) leaves the game during the second inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) leaves the game during the second inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
PHOENIX (AP) -

The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left-hander Robbie Ray on the 10-day disabled list with a strained oblique, the second starting pitcher the team has lost to injury already this season.

Right-hander Taijuan Walker is out for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery.

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Ray, an All-Star and 15-game winner last season, left with one out in the second inning of Arizona’s 3-1 loss at Washington on Sunday. Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said there is no timetable for his return.

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Lovullo wasn’t ready to say who would take Ray’s next scheduled start on Friday, at home in the opener of a three-game series with Houston.

Ray is 2-0 with a 4.88 ERA and 48 strikeouts in four starts this season.

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To take his roster spot, the Diamondbacks recalled right-handed reliever Silvino Bracho from Triple-A Reno.

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