Found October 27, 2011 on
Here's a running list of injury updates around the Major Leagues:
– Left handed pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo will undergo surgery in his left elbow to remove loose body according to Jon Weisman of Dodgers Thoughts. He'll be able to throw after 6-8 weeks of recovery.
– Right handed pitcher Juan Nicasio is making remarkable progress from his broken neck and according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post there's an increasing possibility he could return to the Majors next season. Nicasio has already begun throwing off a mound for the first time since his injury adds Renck.
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Hong-Chih Kuo is scheduled to undergo his fifth elbow operation Friday, but his agent said he intends to pitch next season even if it's not for the Dodgers.
"There's no thought of retirement," Alan Chang said. "He's fully committed and highly motivated to do what it takes."
In the final month of the regular season, Kuo sounded uncertain about his...
Colorado Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio has started throwing off a mound less than three months after he sustained a broken neck.
Nicasio suffered a fractured C-1 vertebra on Aug. 5 when he was struck by a line drive off the bat of Washington's Ian Desmond and fell face first in front of the mound.
He underwent a surgical procedure in which doctors inserted two pins and a metal...
In the dog-bites-man story of the week, the Dodgers announced that lefty Hong-Chih Kuo will have surgery on Friday. This time, the surgery is not major: arthroscopic surgery designed to remove some loose bodies. Nevertheless, the unique reliever has mentioned retirement as a possibility. That would be a shame — no pitcher has ever overcome so much before his 30th birthday.
The Dodgers' Taiwanese phenom Hong-Chih Kuo, an All-Star in 2010 but ineffective and plagued by the yips in 2011, is now slated for another round of surgery.
LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo will undergo a fifth operation on his left elbow on Friday.
Kuo, an All-Star in 2010 but plagued by anxiety disorder in 2011, will have a loose body removed arthroscopically...
Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo had to back out of the goodwill series to his native Taiwan because of elbow soreness, the Dodgers confirmed Tuesday.
Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo underwent arthroscopic surgery Friday on his left elbow and the club said he should be ready for Spring Training.
Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo, an All-Star in 2010 but plagued by anxiety disorder in 2011, will undergo a fifth operation on his left elbow on Friday. It is estimated that he will be able to resume throwing in six to eight weeks.
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo had arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow Friday.
Rockies' pitcher Juan Nicasio is making remarkable progress in his return from a broken neck, increasing the possibility that he will resume his major league career next season.
Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio is making remarkable progress in his return from a broken neck, increasing the possibility he will resume his major-league career next season.
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo will undergo surgery on his left elbow for the fifth time in his professional career on Friday.
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow Friday.