Salazar had a strong first half and made the American League All-Star team. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sore elbow Aug. 2 and allowed nine runs in five innings over two starts after being activated.
Salazar gave up two runs while striking out 10 in 5 1/3 innings in a loss to Texas on Sunday. He is 11-6 with a 3.88 ERA in 23 starts.
Right-hander Shawn Armstrong was recalled from Triple-A Columbus and will work out of the bullpen.
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