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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Diamondbacks’ Taijuan Walker diagnosed with “UCL injury”

Lovullo was pressed on multiple occasions as to whether Walker’s ligament was torn or not, but he repeatedly said he didn’t know. Asked what else it could be if it wasn’t torn or frayed to some extent, he said, “I don’t know that answer. We’re optimistic that it’s going to be as good as possible.”

One thing seems certain: If Walker has a full tear of the ligament, flying to New York for a second opinion wouldn’t make any sense.

“I guess you could say that,” Lovullo said. “I think that would be a fairly obvious statement. But like I said, I didn’t hear anything about the amount – full, half, partial – I didn’t hear any of that. I just heard that there was a UCL injury.”

shoewizard Posted: April 18, 2018 at 10:33 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: diamondbacks, tommy john surgery

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   1. Dingbat_Charlie Posted: April 18, 2018 at 04:32 PM (#5656107)
Nuts.
   2. shoewizard Posted: April 18, 2018 at 07:17 PM (#5656205)
he gone.

Just announced after 2nd opinion it's torn, will need Tommy John Surgery. No surprise to me......note the Tags.

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