Found October 16, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
When then-Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker decided to rest starting pitcher Mat Latos instead of using the right-hander for the N.L. Wild Card game with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he was worried about Latos’ elbow soreness due to bone spurs. It turns out that the worry was justified.’s Mark Sheldon reports that Latos underwent surgery to remove the bone spurs on October 11. The surgery became known publicly on October 16. Sheldon describes the procedure as arthroscopic, and he says that the Reds expect Latos “to make a full recovery in time for Spring Training” in February. Latos has bone chips removed from right elbow #reds — Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) October 16, 2013 According to Sheldon, Latos first reported soreness with approximately a week left in the regular season. He would have started the Wild Card game if not for the problem. defines a bone spur as “a bony growth formed on normal bone.” The site also provides a little further expla...

Mat Latos already rehabbing after undergoing successful elbow surgery

In the first bit of official news to come out of Reds camp since the announcement of Dusty Baker's firing, the team has announced that Mat Latos underwent successful right elbow surgery last Friday. The arthroscopic procedure did well to remove some nagging bone chips. Latos has already begun therapy and is expected to be at full health by the time spring training rolls...

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Photo: Teddy Kremer honored by Topps with own baseball card

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Latos has elbow surgery to remove bone chips; ready by spring training

Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos had arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow to remove bone chips on Oct. 11 per's Reds beat writer Mark Sheldon. Latos 25 was 14-7 with a 3.16 ERA 1.21 WHIP and 187 strikeouts in 210 2/3 innings this season his second for the Reds. He was set to start in the wild-card game against the Pirates but soreness in his elbow was the impetus for...

Reds' Latos has bone chips removed

Reds starting pitcher Mat Latos had surgery Oct. 11 to remove bone chips from his right elbow. It was an arthroscopic procedure and Latos began physical therapy the following day. Latos is expected to make a full recovering in time for Spring Training 2014. Latos reported feeling elbow soreness in the final week of the regular season and was replaced as the starter for the National...

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