Mark Appel News Archive
Appel said medical exams of his shoulder have shown no structural damage, Tom Housenick of the Allentown Morning Call reports.
Appel was placed on the minor league DL Friday with a right shoulder strain, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Matt Breen reports.
Appel failed to make it out of the first inning during his start Sunday for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. His fastball was topping out at 89 mph, down from his typical 94-95 mph velocity in the early innings, Tom Housenick of the Allentown Morning Call reports.