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Houston Astros place Andre Scrubb (shoulder) on 10-day IL

Jul 11, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher Andre Scrubb (70) reacts after a strikeout against the New York Yankees during the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 11, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Astros relief pitcher Andre Scrubb (70) reacts after a strikeout against the New York Yankees during the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros have placed right-handed relief pitcher Andre Scrubb on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder strain.

To fill his spot on the roster, Houston recalled catcher Garrett Stubbs from Triple-A Sugar Land.

Scrubb, 26, has pitched in 18 games out of the bullpen this season with a 5.03 ERA.

Stubbs, 28, is being recalled to Houston for the fifth time this season. He is 4-for-21 with two RBIs in eight games with the Astros this year.

With Sugar Land, Stubbs is hitting .309 with a .441 on-base percentage.

–Field Level Media