Astros scratch Lance McCullers Jr. from 0 votes
Astros Ozzie Albies Cool Base White Jersey right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. has been scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday night against theAngels after complaining of arm fatigue, the Houston Chronicle reported.The No. 3 starter in Houston's rotation, McCullers threw 76 pitches over 5 2/3 innings last Wednesday, hisfirst start since July 30 because of what had been described as"back discomfort."McCullers, 23,describedthe arm fatigue as "very much reminiscent of like something you would deal with during spring (training)" and blamed it on not pitching regularly BJ Upton Jersey since July."He's not concerned, which makes me not concerned," manager A.J Braves Youth Cool Base Navy Jersey . Hinch said. "Obviously, it doesn't feel good to have to scratch him, but we're going to continue to be conservative with him especially. He's had an up-and-down year when dealing with stuff. So, when he reported that he had a little bit of Orlando Cepeda Jersey symptoms during playing catch (Tuesday)we were going to scratch him."Mike Fiers, who lost his spot in the rotation early last week, will start in McCullers' place as the Astros (87-57) find themselves 1 1/2 games back of the streaking Indians (82-62) entering Wednesday's play in the race for the best record in the Greg Maddux Jersey American Leagueand home-field advantage throughout the AL playoffs.