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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Royals’ Yordano Ventura will miss as little as one start as MRI finds no ligament damage

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Zach Posted: May 27, 2014 at 05:33 PM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. madvillain Posted: May 27, 2014 at 08:19 PM (#4714222)
FWIW, Sale was recently diagnosed with a "flexor strain", which was initially set to back him up a start or two but ending up knocking him out for slightly over a month. Not sure if this is a similiar injury but the time frame could be similar. Also, FWIW Sale actually finished the game he was pitching in, rather effectively, and then was diagnosed after unusual soreness the day after.
   2. PASTE, Now with Extra Pitch and Extra Stamina Posted: May 27, 2014 at 08:23 PM (#4714224)
Dayton Moore's also got a bridge in Kansas he'd like to sell you.
   3. madvillain Posted: May 27, 2014 at 08:41 PM (#4714229)
Huh, doing some reading on the injury, a "mild valgus extension overload" it doesn't sound anything like Sale had, it fact, it sounds worse, is he really just going to miss one start? Kinda doubt that.
   4. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: May 27, 2014 at 09:33 PM (#4714252)
Hidden deep within the Royals media guide:

Team Physician: Dr. Nick Riviera
   5. The elusive Robert Denby Posted: May 28, 2014 at 01:04 PM (#4714687)
They've got to rush him back. There's pennants to be won!
   6. theboyqueen Posted: May 28, 2014 at 07:49 PM (#4714948)
Valgus extension overload does not cause lateral elbow pain either. The most common cause of lateral elbow pain is good old fashioned tennis elbow.
   7. theboyqueen Posted: May 28, 2014 at 07:50 PM (#4714949)
This is why doctors don't order MRIs for non-specific joint pains. You may end up having surgery on something that has nothing to do with your pain in the first place.

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