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Padres injury updates: Casey Kelly, Carlos Quentin

The San Diego Padres have been getting encouraging news on the injury front. Pitcher Casey Kelly hasn't played since 2012 due to Tommy John surgery, but is poised to return to game action. Outfielder Carlos Quentin is also close to returning, as he's working back from a bone bruise in his left knee.     Dennis Lin of U-T San Diego tweeted updates on the next steps for...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' prospect Casey Kelly ready to return from Tommy John surgery

The San Diego Padres snapped a two-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. The win improved the Padres to 10-11 on the season, fourth in the National League West. There is also good news on the injury front, as pitching prospect Casey Kelly threw 41 pitches in an extended spring training game and appears ready for a rehab assignment.#476826153...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Casey Kelly to have Tommy John Surgery

Casey Kelly 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...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres’ Casey Kelly could require Tommy John surgery

San Diego Padres right-hander Casey Kelly is set to undergo tests on his sore right elbow, according to Corey Brock of 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 Tommy...
Via MLB Injury News
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy John surgery for Padres' Kelly

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  |  Discuss

Casey Kelly to miss 2013 season thanks to Tommy John surgery

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...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Star prospect Kelly might miss season

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, ...
Via Fox Sports
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly's debut for Padres is a fast(ball) success

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Prospect Casey Kelly to Make Major League Debut for Padres on Monday

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...
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Kelly Debut Preview

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...
Via Friarhood
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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