There hasn't been a whole lot that has gone right for the Houston Astros this season, but one of the silver linings has been Wandy Rodriguez, who has thrown 66 innings with a 3.41 ERA. So you know where this is going, from Alyson Footer ...
Wandy Rodriguez has been scratched from tomorrow's start due to discomfort in his left elbow. A precautionary MRI is scheduled for tomorrow.
Oof. Rodriguez came into camp with left shoulder inflammation, and he's been put on the disabled list in the past with groin problems, but this is the first time in the majors the lefty has had a problem with his elbow.
Of the triple-A starters for the Astros, only Henry Villar is on the 40-man roster, and he has a 6.81 ERA with a K/BB ratio of 15/25 in 38-1/3 innings. So if the Astros put Wandy on the disabled list, there's a chance that the Astros could make a roster move and bring up 20-year-old Jordan Lyles, who is pitching well, to take his spot.
Bud Norris will start in Rodriguez's place on Saturday.