Capuano (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Sunday. The veteran lefty has been on the shelf since late May due to elbow soreness and a recent setback pushed his potential return date back by four-to-six weeks. With that, the Brewers transferred him over to the 60-day DL in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Will Middlebrooks, whose contract was selected Sunday.
Capuano (elbow) is out 4-6 weeks with a flexor strain, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. Capuano had been steadily progressing through his rehab from elbow soreness until he reported discomfort in his elbow during a simulated game. The veteran then went to Milwaukee to undergo medical tests to determine what was causing the soreness. An MRI was conducted and revealed a flexor strain in his pitching elbow. He'll likely be sidelined until August as he recovers.
Capuano (elbow) is headed back to Milwaukee for further medical evaluation, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. Capuano recently felt discomfort in his elbow while pitching a simulated game Friday, and it appears that he'll likely undergo an MRI. The 37-year-old originally was placed on the 15-day DL back on April 26 with elbow inflammation.
Capuana experienced some discomfort in his elbow during a simulated session Friday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. It appears Capuano has encountered a setback in his rehab from elbow soreness that caused him to land on the DL on May 26. As a result, the Brewers are delaying a rehab assignment until further notice. Given his history of elbow injuries, the Brewers are likely to be cautious with the veteran and he could miss a few extra weeks as a result.
Capuano (elbow) threw a bullpen Tuesday and could pitch in a rehab assignment soon, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reports. Capuano was placed on the 15-day disabled list May 26 after suffering from elbow soreness during some of his previous outings. He will now head to Los Angeles to complete a simulation session before a possible minor league rehab assignment.