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Angels' Sean Burnett undergoes second Tommy John surgery

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Left-hander Sean Burnett, whose two seasons with the Angels were cut short by injuries, this week underwent his second Tommy John surgery, manager Mike Scioscia said Friday. The surgery was performed by noted orthopedic surgeon James Andrew. Burnett, 31, pitched in just three games this season and 13 games in 2013. He was attempting to come back from surgery on...
Via Fox Sports West
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Injury Update: Sean Burnett placed on DL

The Los Angeles Angels dropped to two and a half games behind the Oakland A's in the American League West following a 3-1 defeat to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. The Angels could only manage four hits off Felix Hernandez, but got solid pitching from a staff that is 11th in the league in ERA. There is bad news on the injury front, as reliever Sean Burnett has been placed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels are Well-Versed in Life Without a Lefty

Sean Burnett, we hardly knew you.  Unfortunately, Angel fans may have seen Burnett pitch in an Angel uniform for the final time.  After retiring the only batter he faced last night, Burnett immediately called for Manager Mike Scioscia and Trainer Rick Smith.  Burnett was removed from the game and, although the nature of the injury was not immediately known, Burnett breaking down...
Via In The Neutral Zone
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Sean Burnett out for season with torn elbow ligament

You really have to feel for Angels pitcher Sean Burnett right about now.   In just his third appearance since returning from elbow surgery last season, Burnett left Tuesday's game after facing just one batter, and on Wednesday was diagnosed with a torn UCL in his left elbow. Burnett will miss the remainder of the season. Burnett, who underwent Tommy John surgery in 2004, could require...
Via Fox Sports West
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels' Sean Burnett and Dane De La Rosa will pitch simulated games today

The Los Angeles Angels lost to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday by the score of 5-4 to drop to 10-11 on the season. Much of the early season problems for the Angels is due to a pitching staff that is 20th in the Major Leagues in ERA. There is good news on the horizon, as injured pitchers Dane De La Rosa and Sean Burnett are making strides in recovery from injury. Both...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

De La Rosa, Burnett pitch in simulated game for the Anaheim Angels

Two  key relievers for the Anaheim Angels, Dane De La Rosa and Sean Burnett, took important steps in their respective rehab programs while participating in simulated games at Angel Stadium early Wednesday afternoon. Dane De La Rosa, who has already appeared in a couple of Minor League games, threw roughly around 35 pitches in the bullpen and 25 more to hitters who knew what...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels reliever Sean Burnett targeting Opening Day return

Los Angeles Angels reliever Sean Burnett hasn't thrown a pitch in the majors since last May. The 31-year-old was finally forced to undergo elbow surgery in August to repair a small tear in his flexor tendon, bringing what had been a frustrating season to an early end. The left-hander is now on his way back to health, as he told Alden Gonzalez of Although Burnett is behind...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Notes: Sean Burnett Begins Throwing Program

Last season, The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim lost a key part of their bullpen when left-handed reliever, Sean Burnett, had to undergo surgery on his throwing arm in August.  He has been working his way back since that time, and now Angels beat writer, Mike DiGiovanna, has some positive news about the 31-year-old veteran.#Angels LHP Sean Burnett, who missed most of 2013 b/c of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sean Burnett conspiracy theory

I have a conspiracy theory about Sean Burnett. Conspiracy theories are inherently interesting, but Sean Burnett is inherently uninteresting. As such, the mileage you get out of this post may vary. I'll be honest, I'm just killing time, hoping the Angels do something big and interesting today to give something bigger and more interesting to write about. Anyway, here is my theory...
Via Monkey with a Halo
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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