Apr 3, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jacob Turner (33) connects for a double during the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Marlins Jacob Turner diagnosed with shoulder strain

This pitching injury isn’t Tommy John related, but it’s still going to plague the Marlins.

Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that an MRI on right-handed starter Jacob Turner revealed a shoulder strain, which undoubtedly landed him on the disabled list. Frisaro says that there is no timetable for the pitcher’s return.

The club placed Turner on the DL on Wednesday after he aggravated the shoulder while taking batting practice the day prior. He was scheduled to pitch against the Washington Nationals Wednesday night, but Brad Hand took his place. Hand will likely take Turner’s place in the rotation, as well. To take Hand’s place in the bullpen, the Marlins called up Arquimedes Caminero.

Turner had only made one start in 2014, against Colorado, in which he allowed five runs and eight hits over 6 innings.

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