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NL East: Braves place Colon on DL

Check out all the news happening in the National League East.

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Hearts across America are a little bruised this morning as Big Sexy heads to the 10-day disabled list for a left oblique strain. Uh, yeah, oblique strain...let’s all go with that to live in a beautiful little world built on ignorance.

Bartolo Colon’s 2017 season was not going how the Braves would have hoped. Signed during the offseason to provide stability to the rotation, his 7.78 ERA has done the exact opposite. Maybe a quick DL stint will give the veteran a decent enough rest so that he has a chance of bouncing back by the All-Star break. RHP Jason Hursh has been announced to take Colon’s place.

Here’s what else is going down in the National League East: