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by Rusty Kuntz » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:19 pm
by motherscratcher » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:27 pm
by peeker643 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:29 pm
Rusty Kuntz wrote:New guy here, sorry for posting a new topic for my first post. I won't make a habit of starting new topics but I didn't see any where that this has been addressed yet.Does anyone know the injury and recovery status of Currasco? I haven't seen any updates on him in a while.I have mentally written-off Knapp but I still hope Currasco will be back.ThanksRuss
Carrasco has been in uniform and working through a throwing program while his Indians teammates have been taking part in Spring Training. So far, so good for the right-hander in his comeback from Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Carrasco might be able to get into some kind of game action late this season, but Cleveland might have him miss the entire year if it makes the most sense for his recovery.
by skatingtripods » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:29 pm
by motherscratcher » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:33 pm
skatingtripods wrote:Carrasco had Tommy John last September and is probably out for the entire season. He's on the 60-day DL, which means he's off the 40-man roster.I think I remember hearing that he started throwing off flat ground, but with the 12-15 month recovery for most guys, it's safe to say he probably won't appear in a game with the Indians until mid-September at the earliest. More than likely, not until 2013.
by Rusty Kuntz » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:36 pm
by skatingtripods » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:40 pm
motherscratcher wrote:Thats right, it was September surgery wasn't it? I thought it might have been earlier.
by motherscratcher » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:41 pm
by skatingtripods » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:43 pm
motherscratcher wrote:With a bum knee, or foot, or testicle, or something that recently required an MRI. He's not to be trusted.
by peeker643 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:55 pm
by bookelly » Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:03 am
by peeker643 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:55 am
bookelly wrote:Don't forget that Car Car still has a suspension to serve out. 15 games? They may "activate" him at seasons end just so he can start next year fresh.
by WiscTribeFan » Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:10 am
skatingtripods wrote:motherscratcher wrote:Thats right, it was September surgery wasn't it? I thought it might have been earlier.They did what they do best with injuries. Dick around with them for a while and then decide that surgery is the best option.Hadn't pitched since August 3rd. Had TJS on September 6.I guess, in the case of Tommy John, it doesn't matter. But, with other injuries, they've tried to finagle some solution and lost an extra month or more instead of doing surgery right away.
by gotribe31 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:53 pm
by skatingtripods » Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:57 pm
gotribe31 wrote:Saw him working on his rehab last week. He was bouncing a weighted ball off a trampoline. At least he was in full uniform. That's actually further along in his rehab than I expected him to be...good sign for now.
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