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Royals put Duffy on DL, recall Adcock

The Kansas City Royals on Monday placed starting pitcher Danny Duffy on the 15-day disabled list.

Duffy departed Sunday's 9-1 win over the White Sox with elbow tightness. He retired two batters and walked Gordon Beckham in the bottom of the first inning before leaving.

An MRI later Monday revealed a torn left ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). Duffy will get a second opinion.

The 23-year-old lefty is 2-2 with a 3.90 earned run average in six starts this season.

Kansas City replaced Duffy on the roster by calling up Nate Adcock from Triple-A Omaha. Adcock pitched to a 1-1 record with a 4.39 ERA over 27 games with the Royals in 2011 and 2012, including three relief appearances this season.