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Braves release Cory Gearrin

The Atlanta Braves have released relief pitcher Cory Gearrin. Gearrin, 28, had been in the Braves bullpen from 2011-13 posting a 4.28 ERA with 68 strikeouts over 69 1/3 innings. He underwent Tommy John surgery and missed the entire 2014 season. It is possible the Braves could bring him back on a minor league contract and allow him to work though his recovery but that is far from a given.
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Luis Avilan pulls hamstring; Cory Gearrin opts for Tommy John surgery

The beleaguered Atlanta Braves pitching staff took another hit last night when top setup man Luis Avilan left the Mets game with a left hamstring cramp, reports David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Avilan was trying to avoid a broken bat in the seventh inning and came up grabbing his left hamstring. He attempted a warm-up pitch and stopped, walking off the field with...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves reliever Cory Gearrin needs Tommy John surgery

ATLANTA -- Braves reliever Cory Gearrin received opinions from three separate doctors in different parts of the country, but the verdict remained the same: the 27-year-old will need Tommy John surgery to repair a tear in his right elbow. Gearrin tore the ulnar collateral ligament on one pitch during a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers last month. "(The doctors) said...
Via Fox Sports South
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves relief pitcher Cory Gearrin seeking second opinion on elbow

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals on Saturday by the score of 6-2. The win improved the Braves' record to 4-1 on the season. Julio Teheran allowed two first inning runs but settled down and threw seven innings, allowing only the first inning runs on three hits, while striking out six and walking four. The Braves roughed up Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Reliever Gearrin Goes Down With Injury

Now becoming the standard for the Atlanta Braves, they have lost their third pitcher this offseason to surgery. Cory Gearrin’s elbow injury includes “ligament involvement”. He will go see Dr. James Andrews next week for a second opinion. Minor league reliever Ryan Buchter (Triple-A Gwinnett) to fill Gearrin’s spot in the bullpen roster. “We’ve kind of eaten through our...
Via TopSportsReport
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory Gearrin possibly Braves' next Tommy John surgery candidate

On March 23, the Atlanta Braves officially placed five pitchers on the disabled list, including Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy, who will both miss the entire season and more because of Tommy John surgery. Now, we can make that six. The Braves announced on Saturday that reliever Cory Gearrin will join the others effective immediately.RHP Cory Gearrin will be placed on the disabled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Gearrin has 'significant' elbow injury

ROME, Ga. (AP) General manager Frank Wren says right-hander Cory Gearrin has a ''significant'' injury to his right elbow.
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' reliever Cory Gearrin exits game with elbow sprain

The shocks keep coming for the Atlanta Braves pitching staff, with right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin's sprained elbow the latest jolt. David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Gearrin left Tuesday's Grapefruit League game with the Tigers in the middle of an at-bat, after throwing two wild pitches. This close to the end of camp, I didn't really want to do...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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