Lilly goes on DL with sore shoulder

Los Angeles Dodgers' Ted Lilly goes on DL with sore shoulder

The Dodgers have put left-hander Ted Lilly on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder inflammation, a move retroactive to Thursday.

It is Lilly's second stint on the DL this season. He missed the first eight games of the year because of a stiff neck.

He is 5-1 with a 3.14 ERA in eight starts. He last pitched last Wednesday at Arizona, allowing eight runs, nine hits while walking five in 3 1-3 innings.

Lilly said he felt his shoulder bothering him during that game. He's in the second year of a three-year, $33 million contract.

''He's had stuff before, and it sounds like something he caught early,'' manager Don Mattingly said. ''In the past he would have thrown another game with it. Hopefully, that's a good sign for us.''

Los Angeles recalled left-hander Michael Antonini from Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday. The 26-year-old was with the Dodgers from April 24 to 25 but didn't make an appearance and is 1-2 with a 5.31 ERA in eight starts and one relief appearance with the Isotopes.

He won't stay long this time, either.

The Dodgers are expected to replace Antonini on Tuesday, when Nathan Eovaldi will be recalled from Double-A Chattanooga to start in place of Lilly.

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