The ace left-hander had been scheduled to start the Diamondback's
Major League Baseball opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers in
Sydney on March 22.
Corbin, 24, underwent a magnetic resonance imaging scan after
leaving his spring training start on Saturday complaining of
stiffness in his left forearm. The scan revealed the damage to the
ulnar collateral ligament.
Corbin went 14-8 with a 3.41 earned run average in 32 starts in
The Dodgers will be without starting outfielder Carl Crawford and
pitchers Zack Greinke and Dan Haren for the two-game Sydney series.
Crawford's fiancee is expecting the birth of a son and the
outfielder will be on paternity leave, the Dodgers said.
Greinke, Haren and a player to be named are exempt from the
Australia games but will able to appear in the Dodgers' North
American opener on March 30 in San Diego.
(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Wilson, North Carolina)
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