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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Brandon Morrow sidelined with upper chest strain, no timetable for return

Brandon Morrow’s comeback attempt has hit a bump in the road.

Morrow, the Cubs reliever and former closer, has what the club is calling a “mild right upper chest strain,” according to MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian. Bastian added Morrow felt the strain in his last bullpen session and there is no clear timeline for his return.

The strain is the latest ailment to sideline the oft-injured Morrow, who hasn’t pitched since July 2018 due to a series of arm troubles. The 35-year-old has undergone two elbow surgeries since then (November 2018, September 2019) before becoming a free agent this winter. He rejoined the Cubs on a minor-league deal.

 

QLE Posted: February 23, 2020 at 01:21 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brandon morrow, injury

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   1. Due to the leadership of Zonk... Posted: February 23, 2020 at 11:54 AM (#5926082)
Morrow hurt... yup, no surer sign baseball season is rapidly approaching.

Morrow sees his shadow, 6 more weeks of rehab.

The first MRI of spring....

March comes in like a strain, out like a reconstructive surgery.

April extended spring training brings May rehab stints.
   2. Ron J Posted: February 24, 2020 at 07:35 AM (#5926135)
Applause for #1. Had planned to say much the same thing but Zonk said it with such poetry.

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