Found April 22, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
PLAYERS: Brett Myers
TEAMS: Cleveland Indians
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cleveland Indians right-hander Brett Myers has been shut down due to tendinitis and a mild ligament sprain in his right elbow. Myers is 0-3 with an 8.02 ERA in three starts and one relief appearances this season, allowing 10 homers. He pitched five innings of three-run ball against Houston on Friday, then said he had been bothered by arm problems. The Indians announced Monday that Myers had been diagnosed with right elbow tendinitis and a mild ulnar collateral ligament sprain. The team says he will not throw for two weeks, and then will be evaluated again. The 32-year-old Myers agreed to a 7 million, one-year contract with Cleveland in January that includes an 8 million club option for 2014. He is 97-96 with a 4.25 ERA in 381 career games.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Myers placed on DL, Nieve called up from Columbus

The Indians have placed right-hander Brett Myers on the 15-day disabled list with a right arm injury and have called up right-hander Fernando Nievefrom Triple-A Columbus. Myers has been dealing with tendonitis in his right flexor tendon since spring training. His performance has suffered as a result, and his velocity was down about 5 MPH in his start on Friday. He was sent to...

Brett Myers sidelined for at least two weeks with tendonitis and elbow sprain

The Cleveland Indians announced today that SP Brett Myers has elbow tendonitis and a mild UCL sprain- RHP BRETT MYERS has been diagnosed w/R elbow tendonitis & mild UCL sprain.Will not throw for 2 weeks.Can resume throwing when symptom-free — Cleveland Indians (@Indians) April 22, 2013 The best case for the Indians? Myers is down for a couple weeks and returns healthy. The...

Indians place Brett Myers on DL

The Cleveland Indians have placed right-hander Brett Myers on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm injury, according to Nick Camino of WTAM 1100. #Indians place RHP Brett Myers on 15-day DL. Corey Kluber will start Wed. vs. #WhiteSox. — Nick Camino (@CaminoTribe) April 21, 2013 Myers has been dealing with discomfort in his right forearm since the middle...

Launching Off With The Aeros: 4/16/13 – 4/22/13

The Akron Aeros nearly got over .500 in a week for the first time, but fell short after they dropped four of seven. The Aeros held leads deep into the game but stumbled to close out games, something manager Edwin Rodriguez remarked upon Sunday afternoon. "When the players get to Double-A," Rodriguez said. "They have the talent to be here, but they have to develop...

Nick Swisher excited about how Indians are jelling

Three weeks into the season and Indians outfielder Nick Swisher can't contain his excitement over his new team. The veteran will have to wait another day to help Cleveland try to extend its three-game winning streak after rain postponed Tuesday night's game against Chicago White Sox. The game was called three hours and 35 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. Starters...

Michael Bourn's stitches to be removed Thursday

The Cleveland Indians placed outfielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list last week when he sustained a laceration on his right hand. The injury required five stitches, which are scheduled to be removed Thursday, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com. Indians CF Michael Bourn (15-day DL) is scheduled to have the stitches removed from his injured right index finger on...

Drew Stubbs homers, destroys fan's bucket of popcorn

Cleveland's Drew Stubbs homered yesterday - destroying a fan's popcorn in the process. Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Subscribe, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Around The Farm: April 23, 2013

Tyler Naquin (Carolina, CF) - 3-5, 2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI - Naquin's been strong all season, but tonight he took it to another level as he picked up his second and third doubles of the season as well as his 9th and 10th RBI. Naquin is now batting .303.  While his OBP (.370) and tendency to strike out rather than walk (19 Ks to only 5 BBs) are a little worrisome, it is good to remember...

Around the Farm: April 22, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Cedric Hunter: LF, Columbus Clippers: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI: The system is ripe with up-and-coming prospects, but part of the charm of minor league baseball are when guys like...

Fan’s popcorn explodes after Drew Stubbs homerun

One fan sitting in right field of Sunday’s Indians-Astros game showed why you don’t try to catch a home-run ball with a popcorn bucket. If not for the fan dumping popcorn into his mouth, Rick Ankiel would have robbed Stubbs of a home-run.

Fishing for Mudcats: A tale of two weeks

From the Bait Shop: It’s never good to go from first place-to-last place in a week, even if it’s only the second full week of the Carolina League season. The only good news for the Mudcats is that it is only the second week of the season, and the Muddies are only three games out of first place. Things will definitely need to improve quickly after they went 1-6 this week. The...

Drew Stubbs HR Sends Fan's Popcorn Flying

Video:  Popcorn here, popcorn everywhere!

Indians 3, White Sox 2: Where there’s a Bro, there’s a Way

8:01 PM – I just learned that today is Terry Francona’s birthday. Hours before, I heard that it’s also Jack Nicholson’s birthday. What a small world!  I can only imagine the fun those two might have at a birthday party together, what with all of the chewing tobacco and nubile feminine attention.  Sounds like a good time.  You know what else sounds like a good time?  Live...

Series Preview: Indians at White Sox 4/22-24

  Cleveland Indians (7-10) at Chicago White Sox (7-11)  Series 7, Games 18, 19 and 20 U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago: 0.827*, Extreme pitchers park.   Series Overview The Indians will play the White Sox for the second series this season. The first series was very entertaining and I expect this one to be the same. Slugger Adam Dunn has certainly...

Tribe Weekend Recap: Getting Healthy in Houston

The Indians were a reeling bunch heading to Houston this weekend. They had just been swept by the Boston Red Sox and were essentially dominated for three games on their home field. Thursday night’s loss was a microcosm of the series; it was one missed offensive opportunity after another. Hitting the road sometimes is a good thing, especially for a team like the Indians who are...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.