JOE WIELAND NEWS

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 MLB.com tweets: #Padres RHP Joe Wieland (right elbow clean-up...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Padres' Joe Wieland working on range after surgery, DL change

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 MLB.com tweets: #Padres RHP Joe Wieland (right elbow clean-up...
Via MLB Injury News
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wieland set to rehab, play catch in six weeks

Padres pitcher Joe Wieland will be able to play catch in six weeks after having elbow surgery on Tuesday in San Diego.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Whipping Out My Big Ol’ Poll

Now that Spring Training is just about over, and the Opening Day/Night/Morning/Twilight/Afternoon/Whatever roster has been pretty much set, it’s time to get serious. Get down to brass tacks. Figure out the bottom line. Strike while the iron is hot. Put on your game faces, because it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Just kidding! It’s just a poll, not the end of the world as we know...
Via Padres Public
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' Josh Johnson will miss all of April with forearm strain

More bad fortune has hit the San Diego Padres pitching staff. First, Cory Luebke went down for the season for Tommy John surgery. Next, Joe Wieland will have surgery and miss the first half. Now, Josh Johnson will miss at least a month due to a right flexor strain. The announcement comes from Padres beat writer Corey Brock of MLB.com.Bad news for the #Padres; Josh Johnson out for...
Via MLB Injury News
March 22, 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. MLB.com's Corey Brock announced the news Saturday afternoon.Joe Wieland saw Dr. Kremchek. Will have clean up procedure done to fix...
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. MLB.com'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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Pitching Trends: Situational Starting Pitcher Splits

The 2013 Padres surged in the second half through a huge uptick in pitching results. The 2014 Padres should be similarly reliant on strong pitching performances from the likes of Andrew Cashner, Tyson Ross and Josh Johnson. Every pitcher utilizes his arsenal in a unique way, specifically when facing same-side or opposite-handed hitters. Here’s how the Padres pitching staff stacks...
Via Padres Public
March 17, 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

Cat Puke And Pitching Depth

Two years ago, my wife and I adopted our first pet together as a couple, a cat named Chloe Marie. Chloe’s owner had passed away from cancer, and she needed a new home. I was hesitant to adopt her. I had never cared for a cat before. Several members of my family are allergic, and we’d just always had dogs anyway. And anyway, Chloe was already an older cat, and I was worried about...
Via Padres Public
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Fall Ball Update: 11-14-13

With this game, the Arizona Fall League has concluded. It was an uninspiring finish for all the hitting Padres Prospects as Austin Hedges, Cory Spangenberg, and Tommy Medica combined to go 0-9. However, Austin Hedged and Cory Spangenberg impressed throughout the entire AFL season.   Hitters:   Austin Hedges-C: 0-4, 3K Tommy Medica-1B: 0-4, 2K Cory Spangenberg-DH: 0-1, BB, 2 Runs...
Via Friarhood
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Wieland, Luebke appear to be in mix for starting spots

The Padres are hopeful that left-hander Cory Luebke and right-hander Joe Wieland will be strong enough to vie for spots in the starting rotation when Spring Training opens this coming February, general manager Josh Byrnes said on Tuesday during the second day of the General Managers Meetings. Both were top pitching prospects in the organization before undergoing Tommy John surgery...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fall Ball Update: 11-9-13

The story of this game is the return of Joe Wieland. Wieland, who is returning from Tommy John surgery, made his first professional appearance since May 6th, 2012. Wieland tossed 1 inning in which he allowed 1 run on 2 hits with 1 strikeout.   Hitters:   Cory Spangenberg-2B: 0-2, K Austin Hedges-DH: 1-4, Run scored, 2K Tommy Medica-1B: 0-2, K   Pitchers:   Joe Wieland-RP: 1.0...
Via Friarhood
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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