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Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby Legia13 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:22 pm

Brandon Webb (shoulder) will miss his scheduled start on Saturday.
Webb was still dealing with stiffness in his shoulder when he arrived at the ballpark on Wednesday, and was subsequently being sent to see the team physician. Manager Bob Melvin said the team will see how Webb is feeling on Thursday before making a decision as to whether or not tests will be necessary. Fantasy owners should get Webb benched for now and hope for a positive update soon. Yusmeiro Petit will take his place in the rotation on Saturday. Apr. 8 - 3:03 pm et
Source: Diamondbacks.mlb.com

Per Rotoworld

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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby outflow » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:38 pm

Just saw the report on the Diamondbacks TV feed.
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby RAmst23 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:41 pm

This is annoying for my H2H leagues, but doesn't seem like it'll be a huge deal going forward.. Hopefully :-o
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby bazzy_51 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 5:42 pm

so is this part of the reason of the not so sweet opening day he had? or am i just trying to make excuses for him? :-b
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby JTWood » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:26 pm

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-

Just waiting for the announcement in a few weeks that it's worse than that.

I have him in the last year of his contract in my keeper league. If he goes down, he has virtually no value to me. :-[
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby kab21 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:22 pm

JTWood wrote:FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-

Just waiting for the announcement in a few weeks that it's worse than that.

I have him in the last year of his contract in my keeper league. If he goes down, he has virtually no value to me. :-[


I traded CC to get him in my keeper. I thought CC was too risky...
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby Rockfan616 » Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:35 pm

RAmst23 wrote:This is annoying for my H2H leagues, but doesn't seem like it'll be a huge deal going forward.. Hopefully :-o



I sure hope that's the case, I have him on 3 different teams (4 total) and it's a mix of both roto and H2H leagues. I just hope this isn't going to be a big deal for the rest of the season. If it is then I'm completely screwed!! :-t
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby Guzman24 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 10:40 am

Sources told FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal that concerns raised by insurance companies over Brandon Webb's arm caused the Diamondbacks to withdraw their offer of a three-year, $54 million contract extension last June.

It was believed that a deal was just about done then, so this explanation for the breakdown makes a lot of sense. Sources told Rosenthal that Webb passed a physical administered by the team, but that multiple insurance companies "raised concerns" when asked to cover the agreement.

Source: FOXSports.com
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby ILLZ » Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:33 am

Guzman24 wrote:Sources told FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal that concerns raised by insurance companies over Brandon Webb's arm caused the Diamondbacks to withdraw their offer of a three-year, $54 million contract extension last June.

It was believed that a deal was just about done then, so this explanation for the breakdown makes a lot of sense. Sources told Rosenthal that Webb passed a physical administered by the team, but that multiple insurance companies "raised concerns" when asked to cover the agreement.

Source: FOXSports.com
:-o


THIS is more worrisome to me than him missing a start because of tightness. It's purely speculative at this point, but you have to wonder why the insurance companies had concerns. If it was just his workload in recent years, then I'm not concerned; lots of pitchers throw large amounts of innings for years without problems (Webb being one). But if they knew something about the structural aspects of his arm that the D-Backs didn't, then it could be a real problem.
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Re: Webb to Miss Next Start

Postby kab21 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:42 am

It would be interesting to know what reasons the insurance company had. If it was more based on age/IP then it's not very concerning.
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