Everett Teaford is going to pitch in Duffy's place on Friday, but the Royals said Duffy will return to the lineup on Wednesday, which is against the Detroit Lions. Duffy's tightness came after his Sunday start against the Toronto Blue Jays.
#Royals starter Danny Duffy pushed back from his scheduled start tomorrow due to minor left elbow tightness. Expected to pitch in Detroit.— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) April 26, 2012
Duffy is 1-2 with a 3.63 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 17.1 innings. The Royals are 5-14 on the season and winners of their last two games.