Found May 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Tim Stauffer
TEAMS: San Diego Padres
Padresbraves_8649
After just one start, Padres right-handed starter Tim Stauffer went back on the 15-day disabled list Friday with recurring soreness in the flexor tendon bundle in his right elbow. It is the same injury that put Stauffer on the disabled list just before Opening Day and forced him to miss his last two starts of the 2011 season. The recurring theme seems to be that shortly after Stauffer starts to stress the injury, the pain returns. He had an MRI Friday morning. "I don't know the reasoning, but it's the same sensation I felt at the end of spring training," Stauffer said Friday afternoon of the pain he started to experience near the end of last Monday's start in Washington, D.C. That was his first start of the season and he had been on the disabled list through the season's first 34 games. When the pain didn't go away over the next few days, the Padres elected to return Stauffer to the disabled list. Stauffer said he felt the problem arise again ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Luebke Placed on 60-day DL, Palmer Selected from Tucson, Vincent to Tucson

Press Release Courtesy of the San Diego Padres media department: SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Padres today announced they have selected right-handed pitcher Matt Palmer from Triple-A Tucson and optioned right-handed pitcher Nick Vincent to Tucson. Additionally, the club has transferred left-handed pitcher Cory Luebke to the 60-day disabled list. Executive Vice President/General...

Padres Place James Darnell and Tim Stauffer on 15-day DL and recall RHP Nick Vincent From ...

PADRES PRESS RELEASEThe San Diego Padres today announced they have placed infielder James Darnell on the 15-day disabled list with a subluxation of the left shoulder, right-handed pitcher Tim Stauffer on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 15) with a right elbow sprain and recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Vincent from Triple-A Tucson. In addition, left-handed pitcher...

GM Byrnes pulls double switch in Padres' infield

The San Diego Padres tore up their middle infield Thursday. First, they unconditionally released second baseman Orlando Hudson and called up Alexi Amarista from Triple-A Tucson to replace Hudson. Then they placed shortstop Jason Bartlett on the 15-day disabled list with the strong possibility that he, too, had played his last game as a Padre and replaced him with Everth Cabrera...

Daily Friar 5.20.12

For the first time since 2006 the Padres were able to beat the Angels. It was a fantastic win to say the least. The Padres played Padres baseball: great pitching, great fielding (one error) and some timely hitting. Alexi Amarista was the spark plug for the team as he was always on base and scored 2 of the 3 Padres runs. I for one am very excited to watch him play in Petco for years...

Amarista's big night leads Padres past Angels 3-2

Alexi Amarista gave the San Diego Padres quite a boost for a guy who's just 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds. Amarista scored San Diego's first two runs against his former team and then doubled in the go-ahead run off Dan Haren in the seventh inning to lead the Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. ''I was happy with everything I did today...

Padres Announce Roster Moves

PADRES PRESS RELEASESAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego Padres today announced they have requested unconditional release waivers on infielder Orlando Hudson, placed infielder Jason Bartlett on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 15) with a strained right knee and recalled infielders Everth Cabrera and Alexi Amarista from Triple-A Tucson. In addition, the club has claimed...

Daily Friar 5.18.12

A flurry of roster moves yesterday ended in nothing but a whimper from the Padres offense. You can read all about the moves below, but I'll give one spoiler: Orlando Hudson is no longer a Padre. It's what everybody wanted and it finally happened. All the moves were in place prior to the release and it seemed to work well. Last night's game was a blowout, plain and simple...

Could Orlando Hudson Be the Second Base Solution?

Earlier today, the San Diego Padres finally began the process of unconditionally releasing second baseman Orlando Hudson. He’d hit .211/.260/.317 across 131 plate appearances, which is lousy production even after adjusting for the PETCO Park effects. But for the previous nine seasons, he’d been as steady a second baseman as there is. Nine consecutive seasons of average production...

Daily Friar 5.19.12

The Padres are stuck in a rut right now. And I think that is putting it lightly. The last two games have been utter blow outs. Not to mention that there have been more injuries piling up as well. This team is falling apart and falling apart quick. Who knows how long anyone will remain healthy anymore. It's a complete crap shoot. I can't think of a whole lot more to say, so...

Defense and Gold Gloves: Orlando Hudson

Let us suppose that today's waiver of Orlando Hudson represents the end of the road for the man we rather uncreatively called O-Dog. (Let's in particular note that Hudson's middle name is "Thill." That's way cooler than "O-Dog.") His defense presents another lens through which to examine the way defensive reputations, offensive production, and...

Padres 3, Angels 2

Alexi Amarista scored San Diego's first two runs against his former team and then doubled in the go-ahead run off Dan Haren in the seventh inning to lead the Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Amarista, who was on the Angels' opening day roster, started his third straight game for the Padres at second base. He replaced Orlando Hudson...

FanGraphs Prospect Stock Watch – 05/18/12

Alexi Amarista, IF/OF, San Diego Padres Current Level: MLB 2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 8th (Angels) Current Value: MLB ready Recently acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in the deal that sent Ernesto Frieri to the American League, Amarista offers some skills that play very well in San Diego: speed, versatility and defense. The 23-year-old has spent parts of three seasons in triple...

Aybar hot but rest of Angels go cold vs. Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Alexi Amarista scored San Diego's first two runs against his former team and then doubled in the go-ahead run off Dan Haren in the seventh inning to lead the Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Amarista, who was on the Angels' opening day roster, started his third straight game for the Padres at second base. He replaced...

Photo of the Week: When Bryce met Brittney

This past Tuesday afternoon, 19 year old Washington National Bryce Harper recorded the 2nd home run of his major league career. Unfortunately it was in a losing effort against the San Diego Padres. But hey, the night before we saw Harper, the 2010 number one overall draft pick belt the 1st homer of his promising young MLB career. This solo shot of Tim Stauffer would help the...

Padres release Hudson

The San Diego Padres have requested unconditional release waivers on infielder Orlando Hudson, placed infielder Jason Bartlett on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to May 15) with a strained right knee and recalled infielders Everth Cabrera and Alexi Amarista from Triple-A Tucson. In addition, the club has claimed left-handed pitcher Eric Stults off waivers from the Chicago White Sox
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.