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Fernando Romero has torn UCL

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#1 PseudoSABR

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 03:42 PM

Fernando Romero has a torn UCL and is considering TJ surgery. Oi.

Via Jeff Johnson from the Ceder Rapids Gazette

#2 70charger

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 04:01 PM

Considering TJ? Is there another option for a torn UCL? Barring, of course, not playing baseball...

#3 benji21

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 07:14 PM

That really sucks. Another one of the Twins 'good' young pitchers goes down. Felix Jorge was ineffective, Yorman Landa, who knows on him, and now Romera. All three seem to be toast. Such is life following the minors I guess.

#4 Jeremy Nygaard

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 07:34 PM

Randy Rosario had Tommy John surgery already. Landa had shoulder surgery, out 7 months.

All according to JJ.

#5 nicksaviking

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 09:25 PM

Well, I think we'd probably be best off assuming the worst about the future of the MLB staff until we start seeing results at that level. This is happening way too often.

#6 Seth Stohs

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Posted 27 June 2014 - 11:30 PM

We talked to Jake (Mauer) briefly before the game. Romero is going to go up to Minneapolis and meet with Dr. Steubs. They're sure there are bone chips, but they won't know how much (or if anything) is wrong with the UCL.