Lynn to fill in for injured Westbrook

Lynn to fill in for injured Westbrook

Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 8: Jake Westbrook #35 of the St. Louis Cardinals throws to a Milwaukee Brewers batter at Busch Stadium on September 8, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images)

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by BaseballStL

KMOV.com

Posted on September 10, 2012 at 7:37 PM

ST. LOUIS (BaseballStL) – Jake Westbrook will not make his next scheduled start due to an oblique injury he suffered on September 8.

Lance Lynn will take Westbrook’s place in the rotation and will start Thursday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

Westbrook has not been sharp in his last four starts allowing 17 earned runs in 20.1 innings since August 23.  He is 13-11 with a 3.97 ERA in 28 starts this season.

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