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Joe Wieland Is Perfectly Acceptable Rotation Depth

Hyun-jin Ryu‘s sore shoulder is clearly concerning, because it’s not the first time this has happened. The liner that hit Clayton Kershaw in the face yesterday was terrifying, but not much more than that, since it seems he’ll be fine. These two things are completely unrelated, other than that it shines a brighter light on what may yet be a lack of rotation depth, given the...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Let’s Get To Know Joe Wieland

Just as we’ve done previously with Chris Hatcher, Yasmani Grandal, and Enrique Hernandez, we’ll continue walking through the new Dodgers with righty pitcher Joe Wieland, 25 in January, and a 4th-round pick of the Rangers out of a Reno high school in 2008. Wieland pitched in the Texas system through 2011, when he was sent to San Diego along with Robbie Erlin for veteran reliever...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres sign Joe Wieland to one-year deal, avoiding arbitration

With the San Diego Padres looking to acquire bats for their offensive front, they took no time in also locking up one of their arbitration-eligible hurlers. The Padres have re-signed right-handed pitcher Joe Wieland to a one-year, $590,000 contract, avoiding arbitration, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Pitcher Joe Wieland has agreed on $590,000 deal with #padres to avoid salary...
Via Baseball Essential
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wieland gets 1st win, Padres beat Rockies 4-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) Joe Wieland earned his first big league win, and Tommy Medica hit a three-run home run and a replay-aided double to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-3 victory against Colorado in their home finale Wednesday night. The Padres notched their 76th win with four games to go, matching their victory total from each of the last two seasons. It was San Diego's 48th home win...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Joe Wieland makes return after long absence

The San Diego Padres entered Saturday night's game with a record of 66-74, well off the pace in the National League West and in the wild card race. Although out of the playoff race, there was some good news on Saturday, as pitcher Joe Wieland returned to the mound for the Padres for the first time in nearly two and a half years. #454807814 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Adam Lichtenstein...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' Joe Wieland working on range after surgery

San Diego has been waiting a long time for Joe Wieland to return from Tommy John surgery.  He's made all of five starts in the major leagues to this point & was expected to compete for a rotation spot until his elbow started acting up again.  That led to elbow surgery at the end of March.  Corey Brock of tweets: #Padres RHP Joe Wieland (right elbow clean-up, 3/25...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' Joe Wieland out until All-Star break

On March 18, we learned that San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Wieland will not need Tommy John surgery. It turns out, though, that Wieland's elbow will need a simple clean-up procedure, and the right-hander will miss the first half of this season.'s Corey Brock announced the news Saturday afternoon.Joe Wieland saw Dr. Kremchek. Will have clean up procedure done to fix irritation...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

MRI shows Padres' Joe Wieland will not need Tommy John surgery

There is very good news for San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Wieland: he will not need Tommy John surgery.'s Corey Brock announced late Monday night that Wieland's MRI showed that the right-hander has no structural damage to the ligaments in his right elbow. Wieland will rest for seven to ten days and resume workouts if he feels well.#Padres updates: Wieland (elbow), no ligament...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wieland Experiences Elbow Soreness

The bad luck continues for San Diego Padres pitchers. On Saturday, Joe Wieland made his first spring start and 4th spring appearance with the Padres. The results weren’t great – he allowed 5 runs over less than 3 innings. However, the aftermath of the start was worse. Following his start, Wieland experienced elbow pain, and, according to Jeff Passan, there is “Significant concern...
Via Friarhood
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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