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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Gleeman: Heavy workload catches up to Jonny Venters and his elbow

The Interdimensional Council of Rickey!'s Posted: July 05, 2012 at 02:19 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Sweatpants Posted: July 05, 2012 at 03:18 PM (#4173778)
Is this a Mark Wohlers "inability to pitch" type of injury? David O'Brien seems somewhat skeptical.

Whatever the case, it's a bummer. Venters is a blast to watch (not to mention very, very good) when he's on.
   2. The Interdimensional Council of Rickey!'s Posted: July 05, 2012 at 04:49 PM (#4173886)
Does it matter? I assume every team in baseball plays this sort of "injury" - be it real or imagined - with their rosters over the course of the year.
   3. Sweatpants Posted: July 05, 2012 at 06:11 PM (#4173993)
Of course it matters. An elbow problem is very different from a mental block. Hard to say which is worse, though.
   4. Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: July 05, 2012 at 08:13 PM (#4174079)
Least surprising injury ever. Fredi has been working on this one for years.
   5. xdog Posted: July 06, 2012 at 07:40 PM (#4175044)
Three weeks ago ChipJoe claimed Venters' problems were mechanical. They said his body was flying open and his arm was trailing, so he was up and in to lefties.

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