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"Giants bullpen weakened by Law elbow injury The Giants are awaiting MRI results on the right elbow of reliever Derek Law, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning with what the club is calling an elbow strain. Bochy could not say if the medical staff feared a reinjury to Law's surgically rebuilt elbow ligament. Bochy said Law complained he had trouble extending the elbow properly, and his fastball velocity had been down. Law threw 14 pitches and struck out a hitter in Saturday night's 3-1 loss to the Braves. Even if Law has a less severe injury, such as a flexor strain, that could cost him the rest of the season, based on the time it took other pitchers with similar injuries to return. Law rose to become the Giants' principal right-handed setup man, a role that now goes to Hunter Strickland and perhaps Cory Gearrin, who did the job well earlier this season but has not been sharp since his return from a shoulder injury. Bochy promised to provide", www.sfgate.com