Astros transfer Osuna to 45-day IL due to elbow injury
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The Houston Astros transferred closer Roberto Osuna from the 10-day injured list to the 45-day IL after adding left-hander Brooks Raley to the roster following a trade, the team announced Sunday.

Osuna was sidelined on Aug. 2, and this roster move guarantees he won't return until mid-September.

The 25-year-old was removed from an outing against the Los Angeles Angels on Aug. 1 and sent for an MRI. After Osuna was placed on the IL with right elbow soreness, sources told Mark Berman of Fox the initial diagnosis indicated a need for Tommy John surgery. However, no official decision has been made.

The 2017 All-Star led the majors in games finished (56) and the American League in saves (38) last year while authoring a 2.63 ERA and 3.21 FIP over 65 innings.

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Astros transfer Osuna to 45-day IL due to elbow injury
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