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Kelvim Escobar - S - Angels
Kelvim Escobar (elbow) expects his latest stint on the disabled list to be longer than a couple weeks.
By choosing not to have surgery on his injured elbow, Escobar is risking further damage down the road. However, he said he hopes to return around the All-Star break. ''I'm definitely going to need more than two weeks off, because we want to be very careful with this,'' Escobar said. ''It's going to take longer to get back out there, and if I have a setback I'll be out even longer. The last thing I want is to have surgery, but at that point, I'll have run out of options.'' Jun. 14 - 8:59 am et
Source: Los Angeles Times
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Box wrote:Worth a shot while Escobar out, he should get 2-4 starts in. Then after Escobar comes back and hurts himself again, they'll call Santana back for the rest of the season.
thehat wrote:Note that Paul Byrd, while expecting to make his next start on schedule, now has a tender elbow. Given his unfortunate history of elbow problems, this is worth noting.
I think Santana's gonna be stickin' around this time.
Secret Avatar wrote:Santana looked very sharp last night. I think he ran out of gas a bit in the end, but he was dominating up until then, and would have had his second win but for poor relief pitching.
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