Lopez left a game Thursday against Los Angeles with forearm
tightness after pitching 6 2/3 innings. An MRI exam Monday led to
Rookie right-hander Jason Hirsh, on the disabled list since July
3 with a sprained right ankle, will take Lopez's place in the
rotation and start Thursday at Florida. Hirsh is 4-7 with a 4.90
Lopez was sidelined six weeks in April and May with a strained
right elbow. He's 5-4 this year with a 4.42 ERA.