Found May 23, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Arizona Diamondbacks are in first place without him, but they'd love to have him back.  Adam Eaton was set to make his full-season debut this year, then he landed on the disabled list.  Unfortunately, his stint on the DL looks like it will continue longer than expected after he suffered a setback. #Dbacks OF Adam Eaton has returned to Phx to see doc after having soreness in elbow. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) May 22, 2013 #Dbacks Adam Eaton says Dr. Lee told him it looks like it's muscular issue not ligament. Is getting an MRI to make sure. @adamspankyeaton — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) May 22, 2013 The results of the MRI will determine how much longer, if at all, Eaton's rehab process will take.  He has been on the disabled list since the start of the season with a sprained UCL.  A tear in the UCL usually requires Tommy John surgery.  While these types of injuries to position players are far less common than they are with pitchers, it's not unheard of for a position player to have to undergo Tommy John.  Carl Crawford had to do it last season. Eaton was called up last season and played in 22 games.  His speed and defense are exciting to the Diamondbacks, but they think his bat will develop as well.  Last year, he hit .259/.382/.412.  He will look to improve on that this season as soon as he is cleared to play again. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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