Giants closer Mark Melancon placed on disabled list with mild right pronator strain

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Mark Melancon watches during spring baseball practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

NEW YORK (KRON) — The injuries–and losses–continue to pile up for the San Francisco Giants this season.

The Giants placed closer Mark Melancon on the 10-disabled list with a mild right pronator strain.

No corresponding move has been announced. That move is expected to happen on Wednesday.

This season, Melancon is 0-1 with a 2.53 ERA. He has blown two saves in eight tries this season.

The 32-year-old right-hander was signed in the offseason as a free agent.

The Giants are currently the worst team in baseball at 11-22.

Melancon has not pitched since May 3 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

KRON4’s Gary Radnich will have more during our 6, 8, and 10 p.m. newscasts.

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