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A's pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report on Wednesday, and there is already news to begin the 2020 season. Pitcher Daniel Mengden underwent successful right elbow surgery on Monday, the team announced. According to the release, Dr. Keith Meister, at TMI Sports Medicine and Orthopedics in Arlington, Tex., performed the procedure by shaving off a small spur "on the posterior aspect of the olecranon."
All during the offseason, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman worried about James Paxton's back pain and kept suggesting: “Let's just get the surgery out of the way. We're losing time.” Paxton was examined by three doctors, who said the issue could resolve itself. “They all came to the same conclusion: No, no, no,” Cashman recalled. But Paxton did not get better and finally had the operation Wednesday. He is expected to be sidelined until May or June.
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One minute, Nick Burdi was throwing a 96.7 mph fastball to Arizona’s Jarrod Dyson. Before the pitch reached the glove of catcher Elias Diaz, the Pirates reliever was writhing in pain on the mound.
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Tommy Pham effectively passed a series of physicals this weekend, but the Padres’ trade for the outfielder remains in limbo due to the team’s lingering concerns over the health of his elbow.
Rangers’ Shin-Soo Choo undergoes surgery on left shoulder, is expected to be ready for start of spring training
Sporting a sling, Rangers outfielder-DH Shin-Soo Choo appeared on KKDA-730 AM, the Korean language radio station, this week to discuss his 2019 season, the team’s outlook for 2020 and explain the cause of the sling: What he described as a minor surgery that should take about six-to-eight weeks for recovery. The procedure was an AC joint debridement, which shaves down some damaged cartilage and addresses arthritic issues.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Through a long, losing season, the Pittsburgh Pirates have learned to celebrate each other for even the small accomplishments and try to push forward from the times of turmoil — like this week's embarrassing clubhouse fight between a pair of relief pitchers.
SAN FRANCISCO — Pirates right-handed reliever Nick Burdi had surgery Wednesday to address an injury to his right forearm and should be ready for spring training next year.
Kansas City Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi‘s 2019 season came to a slightly early end last month when he re-aggravated a shoulder injury that had previously caused him to miss six weeks. On Wednesday, he had the injury surgically repaired.