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Astros' Weiland undergoes surgery for infection in shoulder

Houston Astros starting pitcher Kyle Weiland's shoulder condition worsened considerably since initial diagnosis of bursitis, sending him in for surgery on what the team believes to be an infection. It also throws into question what was supposed to be a short disabled-list stint and leaves open-ended just how long the Astros will need to find a new fifth starter. While...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros' Weiland undergoes arthroscopic shoulder surgery

Houston Astros right-handed pitcher Kyle Weiland had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday because of an infection in his right shoulder, the team announced. Dr. Pat McCulloch performed the procedure, which involved cleaning out the infected area. Weiland had been placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday because of soreness in his shoulder. He has made three starts this season and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros put RHP Weiland on 15-day DL

The Houston Astros placed right-hander Kyle Weiland on the 15-day disabled list - retroactive to April 25 - with an injury to his throwing shoulder, and infielder Marwin Gonzalez was placed on paternity leave to be with his wife as she prepares to give birth to their child. Infielder Brian Bixler and left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad were recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Weiland placed on IR

HOUSTON, TX The Houston Astros have made several roster moves today, recalling left-handed pitcher Fernando Abad and infielder Brian Bixler from Triple A Oklahoma City. Abad and Bixler are taking the roster spots of infielder Marwin Gonzalez, whos been placed on the Paternity List, and right-handed pitcher Kyle Weiland, whos been placed on the 15-day Disabled List with right shoulder...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros' Weiland heads for shoulder exam

The Houston Astros are skipping Kyle Weiland for at least one turn in the rotation because of shoulder soreness, and they should know soon if he'll be out longer. Weiland left the team after Wednesday's 7-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers to go back to Houston to see team physicians on the Astros off day. Wandy Rodriguez will make the start in Weiland's place on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Weiland looks sharp as Astros top Yankees 4-3

Kyle Weiland made a good first impression with his new boss. Weiland threw four hitless innings Monday night as the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-3. With new Astros owner Jim Crane in attendance at his first spring training game, Weiland induced nine ground-ball outs. He worked out of a two-on, two-outs jam in the third by coaxing Curtis Granderson into a grounder...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Player Profile: Kyle Weiland

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Via Astros Daily
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros obtain Lowrie and Weiland

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have acquired closer Mark Melancon from the Houston Astros for infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Kyle Weiland. The deal on Wednesday brings the Red Sox a potential replacement for closer Jonathan Papelbon, who signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies. Melancon is a 26-year-old righty who had 20 saves last season with an 8-4 record...
Via Fox Sports Houston
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Lowrie & Weiland Sent To Houston

The Red Sox traded Jed Lowrie and Kyle Weiland to the Houston Astros for one-time Yankee prospect Mark Melancon.Houston used Melancon as a closer for most of 2011, and he had 20 saves, and 2.78 ERA in 74 1/3 innings.I would guess the Red Sox will use him as either the 8th inning or closer next season.After last season's debacle in September, I figured Weiland had no future in...
Via Mighty Quinn Media Machine
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Astros Acquire Kyle Weiland

The Astros acquired starter Kyle Weiland from the Red Sox for a reliever, tweets ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. Weiland, 25, struggled in 24 2/3 innings in his Red Sox debut this year.  At Triple-A, he posted a 3.58 ERA, 8.8 K/9, 3.9 BB/9, and 0.7 HR/9 in 128 1/3 innings.
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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