MLB Baseball

Padres starter Lyles scratched with forearm tightness

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Diego Padres pitcher Jordan Lyles was scratched from his scheduled start against San Francisco because of right forearm tightness.

The change was announced after the Padres batted in the top of the first inning Saturday.

Matt Strahm replaced Lyles. Strahm previously started last Sunday in Atlanta when he matched a career high of five strikeouts while pitching into the fourth inning.

Updated June 23, 2018

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