RHP Gary Moran placed on DL with right shoulder inflammation
PEARL, MS -- RHP Gary Moran has been placed on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, retroactive to Monday, April 15. Moran is 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA in two starts for the M-Braves this season. His last start was Sunday, April 14 against the Birmingham Barons where he gave up three earned runs on seven hits and three walks. He struck out three batters.
Moran, 27, was signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Braves on June 7, 2011. He was originally selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 41st round of the 2009 draft out of Sonoma State University. Moran split the 2011 season with Low-A Rome (4-1, 3.50) and High-A Lynchburg (2-1, 2.63) before joining the M-Braves in 2012.
In 2012, Moran posted a 2.91 ERA despite a 5-10 record. He claimed the Southern League ERA Title and finished the season with the second-best ERA and the fifth-most strikeouts (117) in the Atlanta Braves organization. Moran was also named as a Southern League Mid-Season All-Star. He tossed two complete games and worked the second-most innings (160.2) in the league.
The Mississippi roster has 23 active players and 5 disabled.
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