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No structural damage in Zumaya's arm

Posted on: March 8, 2011 10:38 am
 

By C. Trent Rosecrans

Joel ZumayaFamed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews found no structural damage in the right arm of Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya, the team announced on Tuesday.

Zumaya saw Andrews in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday. The doctor recommended Zumaya not throw for at least another week and once he is pain-free, he can start throwing again.

The Tigers' flamethrower pitched against the Blue Jays on Feb. 27, but hasn't pitched since. He had offseason surgery on his right elbow.

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Since: Aug 6, 2009
Posted on: March 8, 2011 10:01 pm
 

No structural damage in Zumaya's arm

Your the jerk not having consideration for other people's problems.  You must be a Twins fan who seem to be concern about the Tigers than any other team. 



Since: Dec 2, 2008
Posted on: March 8, 2011 4:43 pm
 

No structural damage in Zumaya's arm

This guy is a joke. Made of complete glass. Just baiting along teams and fans, collecting cheuqes and never pitching. I would have thrown the bum to the curb years ago. Maybe he'll prove me wrong and throw a WHOLE season sometime in his major league career besides his rookie year, but I highly doubt it... In his last FOUR seasons the guy has pitched 126 innings! What a piece of trash "flamethrower".

"Since his rookie campaign Zumaya has been able to make more than 30 appearances in a season just once (31 in 2010), and he spent more days on the disabled list (450) than on the active roster (278). All the while his salary climbed from $327K in 2006 to $915K in 2010, and he's about to enter his final season of arbitration eligibility. " Not to mention they gave him a RAISE to 1.4 milliion this year. Money well spent boys.
Okay, we all know Joel Zumaya has had a cursed career with more MLB time on the DL than the active roster, but $1.4 million isn't that much money in terms of MLB payroll.  It's not like this is a Barry Zito contract and it isn't like Joel hasn't been working hard for the organization just because he's been on the DL.  The guy has worked back from a lot of injuries but he's never appeared to be anything but a team player trying to help his team win, so it's ridiculous for people to come in here talking this kind of trash about Joel.  One of his injuries was from trying to haul his family's belongings from a San Diego area home at risk of going up in flames.  He's had flukey bad luck and this is a really disgusting and pessimistic attitude towards a guy who deserves better.



Since: Sep 28, 2006
Posted on: March 8, 2011 1:14 pm
 

No structural damage in Zumaya's arm

This guy is a joke. Made of complete glass. Just baiting along teams and fans, collecting cheuqes and never pitching. I would have thrown the bum to the curb years ago. Maybe he'll prove me wrong and throw a WHOLE season sometime in his major league career besides his rookie year, but I highly doubt it... In his last FOUR seasons the guy has pitched 126 innings! What a piece of trash "flamethrower".

"Since his rookie campaign Zumaya has been able to make more than 30 appearances in a season just once (31 in 2010), and he spent more days on the disabled list (450) than on the active roster (278). All the while his salary climbed from $327K in 2006 to $915K in 2010, and he's about to enter his final season of arbitration eligibility. " Not to mention they gave him a RAISE to 1.4 milliion this year. Money well spent boys.



Since: Nov 28, 2008
Posted on: March 8, 2011 12:51 pm
 

No structural damage in Zumaya's arm

Bud should let this dude get on the roids then he might be able to break it to the all-star break and allow him to play COD again without injury




Since: Mar 18, 2008
Posted on: March 8, 2011 12:30 pm
 

No structural damage in Zumaya's arm

Phew, this kid is more injury prone than i can stand. He has injured himself playing video games, and moving empty boxes, I sure hope he gets right. He has a great attitude and really wants to help his team win. Good luck Joel!


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