Girardi says phelps going to DL, wont pick up a baseball for two weeks. Had another mri, still just tendinitis. But needs time off. — Daniel Barbarisi (@DanBarbarisi) August 4, 2014
There you go. Sounds like it's the best possible case for an already crummy case. David Phelps will take a 15-day trip to rest his elbow and will need to be replaced in the rotation. For the time being, that replacement will not be Michael Pineda but he remains an ideal option for the near future as long as his health allows for it.
I'm sure we'll get more info on who the immediate replacement will be. For tonight's game, Matt Daley has been called up to take Phelps' spot on the active roster.