Young and Medlen put on DL by Royals with arm injuries

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, left, joins manager Ned Yost, center, on the mound as Yost takes the ball from starting pitcher Kris Medlen during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, May 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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NEW YORK (AP) Struggling pitchers Chris Young and Kris Medlen have been put on the disabled list by the Kansas City Royals.

An MRI Wednesday determined Young has a strained right forearm, and Meden has right rotator cuff inflammation. Young's stint is retroactive to Tuesday and Medlen's to Wednesday.

Young is 1-5 with a 6.68 ERA in seven starts and Melden 1-3 with a 7.77 ERA in six.

Kansas City selected the contract of right-hander Peter Moylan from Omaha before Thursday's series finale at the New York Yankees and recalled left-hander Scott Alexander from the Triple-A team.

Moylan is 1-1 with a five saves and a 0.71 ERA in 12 relief appearances with the Storm Chasers, and Alexander is 1-0 with a 2.57 ERA in 14 innings.