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Jhoulys Chacin shut down by Rockies at spring training with shoulder injury

By: Patrick Saunders, The Denver Post
February 23, 2014 Updated: February 23, 2014 at 4:06 pm
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photo - Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin throws before the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin throws before the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jhoulys Chacin, the Rockies' No. 1 right-handed starting pitcher, has been shut down because of right shoulder inflammation.

Rockies head trainer Keith Dugger said Chacin will undergo an MRI on Monday to evaluate the shoulder. Dugger said Chacin will be out at least a week.

Dugger described the injury as inflammation of the right biceps tendon, with the irritation coming near the rotator cuff.

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