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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
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   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. i wish i could eat your 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 and the slumping crisp 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>

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