Found August 29, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
A bright spot in an otherwise dismal season north of the border, Toronto setup man Steve Delabar tossed a scoreless inning in his first rehab appearance on Wednesday night. Out of action since being diagnosed with right shoulder inflammation on August 4th, Delabar has been carefully monitored after dealing with soreness prior to be sidelined. Before departing to the Gulf Coast League on rehab, Delabar pitched a successful side session without incident on Monday. The All-Star has enjoyed a stellar 2013 campaign, posting a 2.96 ERA in 46 appearances while registering 75 strikeouts in just 49 2/3 innings pitched. A rough patch following the break helped to elevate his ERA and may be attributed to his recent arm problems. Acknowledging that he tried to pitch through the discomfort, Delabar spoke to Adam Berry of MLB.com shortly before being shut down. "I was competing and getting guys out, so from my side it was like, how am I going to say I'm not feeling good if things are all working? I'm still getting most of the guys out and competing and being able to get myself ready, so I was able to work through the soreness that I had," Delabar said. "It just continued, with the work that we were getting and the progression that we were having. I couldn't get it out of there. Destined for a return to Toronto, Delabar is back on track to put the finishing touches on a breakthrough season. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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