Minor Moves: Waldron, Townsend to the DL

Tyler Waldron was placed on the Altoona DL.

Tyler Waldron was placed on the Altoona DL.

The Altoona Curve have placed two pitchers on the disabled list in the last two days. Here are some other minor moves around the system.

**Tyler Waldron was placed on the disabled list yesterday, retroactive April 21st, with a right shoulder injury. Waldron had a 5.40 ERA in 15 innings over three starts. His strikeouts were down early in the season about 2 K/9.

**Jason Townsend has been placed on the disabled list with a right hand contusion. He had given up one earned run in 8.2 innings to start the year, then gave up two earned runs in 0.1 innings last night.

**Justin Howard and Ethan Hollingsworth have been added to the Altoona roster to replace each pitcher.

**West Virginia added Jonathan Schwind to the roster and removed Lance Breedlove.

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