Pain in the Neck: Astros Ace Keuchel Placed on DL

Dallas Keuchel, ace of the first-place Houston Astros' pitching staff, is going on the 10-day disabled list.

Keuchel was scratched from his start Wednesday after coming off the DL last Friday.

He is said to be experiencing neck discomfort -- the same injury that has already interrupted his season.

The lefty is a Cy Young Award candidate and sports a 9-0 record with a 1.67 ERA in 11 starts this year.

In adjusting the roster, the Astros have brought up Francis Martes from their AAA farm club and moved starter Collin McHugh to the 60-day DL

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