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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Braves Injury Update: Gavin Floyd healing well


By on 7/26/2014 09:00:00 AM

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Gavin Floyd passed the first post-surgery test from a fractured right elbow. He is showing progress and will still be on a four-week checkup.




Floyd went to New York on Thursday to visit Dr. David Altchek, the same doctor who performed the surgery on June 25. The four-week checkup showed that that the elbow has been healing. Floyd told Chris Vivlamore from AJC.com,
He is real hopeful that it will heal, be strong and (I’ll) be back to where I was before."
Floyd suffered this injury on June 19 against the Washington Nationals. He fractured the olecranon in his eblow while throwing a curve ball. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list the day after. There is no timetable return for the righty, however, the injury was season ending. In four weeks he will be re-evaluated.

The 31-year-old has pitched well this season making nine starts in the Majors this season. He is 2-2 with a 2.65 ERA and a 1.252 WHIP.

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