USC closer Tyler Webb will remain out of commission for at least another week, according to Gamecock skipper Chad Holbrook. Webb is dealing with tenderness in his pitching elbow. The good news is an MRI didn’t reveal any major damage.
Webb did not pitch in the series against Florida and will not pitch this week against Kentucky. Holbrook said Webb could miss the series at LSU as well.
With Webb out of the mix for the foreseeable future, Colby Holmes will take over as the main guy on the backend of the bullpen. You can expect to see Holmes closing out 8th and 9th innings over the next several games.
Freshman Jack Wyncoop will probably hold down the Sunday starter role in the weekend rotation. Nolan Belcher will start Friday night and Jordan Montgomery will be the Saturday starter.
Also, with catcher Dante Rosenberg out the next several weeks, Patrick Harrington will take over as Grayson Greiner’s backup. Eric Payne can also catch if need be.
Listen to all of Holbrook’s updates in the link below.