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Old 05-02-2013, 11:03 AM
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Default Floyd Injury Update (could be bad...)

Gonzo reports Floyd is seeking a second opinion on his elbow. Could be much worse than a "strain." (I hear that word and I think of Brent Morel's strain that 'only' kept him out for months...)

The biggest fear according to what he is hearing, is that further diagnosis could reveal an ulnar collateral ligament tear that may require lengthy rest, or surgery that would end his year.

If that's the case Floyd is done probably for the year and certainly with the Sox since he's a free agent.

Over and above not wanting to see any guy get hurt, this is bad for the Sox because he was being looked at already by scouts from other teams, if the Sox somehow stay in it, he can't pitch for them...if they are out of it, they can't trade him for anything.

Just another bad break isn't it. No pun intended.

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Old 05-02-2013, 11:50 AM
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Default 3rd elbow injury in 11 months

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Rick Hahn confirms Gavin Floyd is getting multiple opinions on right elbow/forearm injury. #WhiteSox hope to have treatment plan next week

An MRI taken on Saturday showed Floyd doesn’t have a tear in his right elbow.

http://www.csnchicago.com/blog/white...pinions-injury
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:34 PM
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I am guessing they will give Gavin an injection of Ben Gay Ultra or Icy Hot and send him the massage parlor, not a tear its an inflammation which does respond to prophylactic treatment. Need to get on regular Oil of Wintergreen program and this will work itself out.
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:44 PM
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Probably helps the rotation.

[Do not take this as a wish for injury]
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Old 05-02-2013, 12:49 PM
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Probably helps the rotation.

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I'm in the same boat. If he doesn't pitch for us again, I'm not losing any sleep.
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Old 05-02-2013, 01:01 PM
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Mark Gonzales

Floyd could be transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day list to open a spot on the 40-man roster. That could allow the Sox to pursue a left-handed reliever or promote one of their minor league relievers currently not on the 40-man.
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Old 05-02-2013, 01:03 PM
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I'm in the same boat. If he doesn't pitch for us again, I'm not losing any sleep.

Do you feel the same for Danks???
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