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Tejeda day-to-day with injured calf

Tejeda day-to-day with injured calf

KANSAS CITY -- Royals reliever Robinson Tejeda is day-to-day after injuring his left calf muscle during pregame warmups Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

Tejeda's injury -- though enough to make him unavailable for games Friday and Saturday night -- would most likely not place him on the disabled list, Royals manager Ned Yost said Saturday.

According to Yost, Tejeda was feeling better and more mobile Saturday.

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"He strained his calf yesterday, so we're just kind of taking it day-to-day," Yost said. "I don't think it's going to be a DL issue. So we'll just wait."

After a rough start to the season, Tejeda has become a valuable contributor to the Royals' bullpen. Tejeda is 2-2 with a 5.57 ERA in 17 appearances this season. The righty picked up his second win of the season May 1 against the Tampa Bay Rays, when he tossed three perfect innings. Through 21 innings pitched, Tejeda has registered 18 strikeouts.

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