CASEY KELLY RUMORS & GOSSIP
The San Diego Padres struggled to a 76-86 record last season, but were middle of the road in staff ERA at 3.98. The problem for the Padres is that only Andrew Cashner and Eric Stults pitched more than 175 innings. Having Ian Kennedy for a full season and the additional of Josh Johnson should bring more stability and increased innings from the starting rotation. Another pitcher...
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes during an interview with Mighty 1090 stated that Casey Kelly will have Tommy John surgery, effectively ending his 2012. Kelly was acquired by then general manager Jed Hoyer with prospects Anthony Rizzo and Reymond Fuentes in exchange for all-star Adrian Gonzalez. Kelly has be a big disappointment since the trade, struggling at AA...
San Diego Padres right-hander Casey Kelly is set to undergo
tests on his sore right elbow, according to Corey Brock of MLB.com.
Confirmed #Padres prospect RHP Casey Kelly will have tests done on a sore right elbow. Kelly hasn't pitched since 3/7.
— Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) March 13, 2013
Anytime a pitcher’s elbow is involved, the potential for
San Diego Padres right-hander Casey Kelly will have Tommy John surgery on his pitching arm the first week of April.
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes confirmed that plan on Friday morning.
Kelly is expected to miss 12 to 18 months rehabbing after the procedure.
Kelly said on Monday that doctors found small tears in his right ulnar collateral ligament. He was having pain during...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013
The San Diego Padres got some terrible news on Wednesday afternoon as their top prospect, pitcher Casey Kelly, is almost certain to miss the entire 2013 season due to Tommy John elbow surgery. Kelly had tests on his elbow this week and while a definite course of action has yet to be determined, it appears the 23-year-old will end up having the surgery.
Kelly was the centerpiece of...
San Diego Padres right-hander Casey Kelly may be headed for elbow ligament-replacement surgery.
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes said the prospect went back to San Diego on Tuesday for tests on his sore right elbow.
Padres manager Bud Black said on Wednesday no decisions have been made. No formal diagnosis was announced.
''The doctors are concerned about what the tests...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2013
The San Diego Padres are facing the possibility that right-hander Casey Kelly - their top prospect, according to Baseball America - will be lost for the next year due to Tommy John elbow surgery.
Kelly, 23, underwent tests on his right elbow this week, and Padres manager Bud Black said, "The doctors are concerned." Asked if Tommy John surgery is possible, Black said, ...
Right-hander Casey Kelly, whom the Padres acquired in the controversial 2010 trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez to the Boston Red Sox, won his major league debut Monday night at Petco Park in San Diego, blanking the Atlanta Braves on three hits over six innings. Kelly, 22, also got his first major league hit and made a strong play on a topper in front of the plate to start a double...
It only makes sense that Casey Kelly will make his major league debut on Monday. Kelly, who was one of the pieces the Red Sox shipped to San Diego in exchange for Adrian Gonzalez in December 2010, will take the ball for the first time as a member of the Padres on Monday night against the Braves. The start comes just days after the Sox shipped Gonzalez to Los Angeles. Kelly is the...
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Casey Kelly is pitching Monday. In case you didn’t know.
Last year it was Rizzo-mania. But Rizzo fizzled. Do we really need a name for this year’s version of the “one of the key pieces in the Adrian Gonzalez trade is on the Padres”-mania? Monday will be something special, either way.
First, what can we expect from the 6’3”, 200-pound right hander? For one thing, the...