The Braves removed pitcher Dan Winkler from the disabled list prior to Thursday's game, reports MLB.com. Winkler was on the 60-day DL while recovering from Tommy John surgery. He is expected to pitch out of the bullpen for the rest of the season.
The Braves selected Rockies pitcher Daniel Winkler during Thursday's Rule 5 draft. The 24-year-old Winkler went 5-2 with a 1.41 ERA in 12 starts for Double-A Tulsa before undergoing Tommy John surgery in June. He is 33-22 with a 3.35 ERA in 76 career starts.
Rockies pitching prospect Daniel Winkler, who injured his right elbow Saturday pitching for Double-A Tulsa, will undergo Tommy John surgery, reports the Denver Post. An MRI confirmed Winkler tore his ulnar collateral ligament. It's another big blow to the organization. Winkler was 5-2 with a 1.41 ERA in 12 starts, with 71 strikeouts in 70 innings, and was "certainly on the Rockies' radar," the report said.
Rockies starting pitcher prospect Daniel Winkler is scheduled to undergo an MRI after injuring his elbow pitching for Double-A Tulsa. Winkler left his start Saturday in the fourth inning after throwing a changeup, according to The Denver Post. Winkler has been pitching like an ace for Tulsa, going 5-2 with a 1.41 ERA and 0.71 WHIP in 12 starts. He has 71 strikeouts to 17 walks in 70 innings.
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