Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Things just went from bad to worse for Angels’ ace Jered Weaver, who has been diagnosed with a fractured elbow and will be out at least 4-6 weeks. Word broke today that Weaver suffered a fracture to the radial head of his non-throwing arm, which happened during Sunday’s loss to the Rangers’ as he was diving to avoid a line drive up the middle. Weaver was immediately placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 8th. The good news was that the fracture was diagnosed as non-displaced, which basically means the shape, form, and structure of the bone wasn’t compromised except for a “crack” at the fractured site. The typical timeframe for returning from a standard, non-displaced fracture is 4-6 weeks, so the timeline originally given to Weaver is right on the money. So what does a radial head fracture mean for Weaver moving forward? Not too much, to be honest. This particular fracture will have an effect on his elbow and forearm mobility, as the radial head comes together with...
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