Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, April 01, 2013

Dylan Bundy shut down with elbow stiffness

Well…so much for Bundy having to wear a phony sling now.

Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy has been shut down after experiencing some mild elbow tightness in his throwing arm.

“He’s going to rest it for a few more days until it goes away, and we expect that to be in a couple of days and then at that point he would resume his throwing,” Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said. “He’s had some tightness for a couple of days. I think it came to light last week.”

Duquette said Bundy complained of the tightness a few days after his final minor league spring start. Bundy had an MRI taken on the elbow and the results were negative, showing mild tightness in a muscle in the area of his elbow.

Bundy will have to begin a throwing progression once he returns, which places his availability for the beginning of the minor league season at Double-A Bowie in question. His first start of the season for the Baysox has not yet been scheduled.

“We’re just being cautious to shut him down until the muscle tightness goes away,” said Brian Graham, the Orioles’ director of player development. “He’ll start back with a throwing program and evaluate it from there. We really don’t know what day he’s going to pitch. It’s all based on how he feels when he’s throwing again.”

Repoz Posted: April 01, 2013 at 11:43 AM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: orioles

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. valuearbitrageur Posted: April 01, 2013 at 12:41 PM (#4400907)
First break of season not in Baltimore's favor this year.
   2. Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: April 01, 2013 at 12:50 PM (#4400919)
I did a control-F on 'forearm' and nothing came up so I guess there's hope. My informal study shows that forearm stiffness turns into TJ surgery 101 times out of 100.
   3. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: April 01, 2013 at 01:13 PM (#4400950)
Well this sucks
   4. steagles Posted: April 01, 2013 at 01:38 PM (#4400991)
Monday, April 01, 2013


yes? no?
   5. Spectral Posted: April 01, 2013 at 04:02 PM (#4401305)
Incoming 160 inning limit.
   6. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: April 01, 2013 at 06:14 PM (#4401504)
Kids these days.
   7. Walt Davis Posted: April 01, 2013 at 07:28 PM (#4401575)
In an effort to short-circuit future embarrassment, let me state that I simply can't keep Dylan Bundy and Trevor Bauer straight.
   8. Tuque Posted: April 01, 2013 at 09:56 PM (#4401697)
I'm starting to think they should just give every incoming top-tier pitching prospect a preemptive Tommy John surgery just in case.
   9. Jack Carter, calling Beleaguered Castle Posted: April 02, 2013 at 04:29 AM (#4401793)
@8: would shortening the key ligament by a little give a pitcher's arm more snap/more velocity?
   10. Drexl Spivey Posted: April 02, 2013 at 05:07 AM (#4401796)
This guy has an "I'll once tell my grandkid about this guy" level of talent.

I'd hate to see this be anything serious.
   11. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: April 02, 2013 at 10:21 AM (#4401888)
Pitchers are such teases.

You said stiffness. Ha. </beavis>

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Brian
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 8-29-2014
(32 - 12:09am, Aug 30)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogThe First Hundred PAs: The Curious Case of Cubs Rookie Javier Baez
(2 - 12:07am, Aug 30)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogIndians Sign Russell Branyan
(8 - 12:06am, Aug 30)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogRobothal: Tension growing between Astros' manager, GM
(37 - 12:05am, Aug 30)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogWatch a Japanese baseball player try to hit a 186 mph fastball (Video)
(18 - 11:56pm, Aug 29)
Last: Rob_Wood

NewsblogAdam Jones says he was joking about 'airport' comment at social media event
(15 - 11:47pm, Aug 29)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread August, 2014
(801 - 10:58pm, Aug 29)
Last: The John Wetland Memorial Death (CoB)

NewsblogRockies' Troy Tulowitzki bent on playing shortstop: "I will retire before I move"
(12 - 10:52pm, Aug 29)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogJesus Montero gets heckled by Mariners cross checker during rehab stint
(47 - 10:49pm, Aug 29)
Last: The District Attorney

NewsblogJonny Venters Tears UCL, Facing Third Tommy John Surgery
(18 - 10:29pm, Aug 29)
Last: BDC

NewsblogFG (Zimmerman): Alex Gordon, UZR, and Bad Left Field Defense
(43 - 10:22pm, Aug 29)
Last: BDC

NewsblogPosnanski: Alex Gordon and the M-V-P chants
(61 - 9:51pm, Aug 29)
Last: SOLockwood

NewsblogAngels beat Athletics, Oakland protests game after obstruction call
(30 - 9:18pm, Aug 29)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogOT: Politics, August 2014: DNC criticizes Christie’s economic record with baseball video
(6226 - 9:10pm, Aug 29)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip

NewsblogDavid Justice Says Put Barry Bonds in Baseball Hall of Fame Despite Steroid Use Late In Career
(155 - 8:54pm, Aug 29)
Last: Jimmy

Page rendered in 0.0982 seconds
52 querie(s) executed