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MLB Injury News:
Los Angeles Dodgers right-handed starting pitcher Zack Greinke underwent surgery to repair a broken collarbone in his non-throwing arm earlier this month. Greinke has recovered to the point where he'll be able to resume throwing early next week, according to Will Carroll of Bleacher Report.
Greinke is scheduled to throw early next week. Yes, you read that right.
— Will Carroll (@injuryexpert) April 25, 2013
This report initially sounded strange, as even Carroll ended the tweet with "yes, you read that right." However, he followed it up with another noting that Greinke is not ahead of schedule. The right-hander has always been slated to resume throwing seven to 10 days after his surgery.
Considering Greinke underwent his procedure roughly two weeks ago, he would appear to be a bit behind the expectation Carroll listed of seven to 10 days. Whatever the case, it's always a good thing for a starting pitcher to be throwing again -- unless you're talking about Kyle Davies.
Of course we all remember how Greinke sustained his injury. In case you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, he and Carlos Quentin got into an altercation after Greinke hit the San Diego Padres' outfielder with a pitch.
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