St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Rays placed closer Kyle
Farnsworth on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday with a right elbow strain.
Farnsworth, 35, went 5-1 with a 2.18 earned run average to go with 25 saves,
51 strikeouts and 12 walks last season.
A 13-year veteran, Farnsworth has spent time with the Chicago Cubs, Detroit,
Atlanta, Kansas City and the New York Yankees.
In 776 games -- 26 starts -- the hard-throwing right-hander has a record of
39-56 and a 4.25 ERA to go with 52 saves, 892 strikeouts and 373 walks.
To replace Farnsworth on the roster, Tampa Bay recalled righty Josh Lueke from
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