Professional Pitcher Disabled With Elbow Injury

Noah Syndergaard had strong prospects in the major leagues with his pitching abilities. He was recently diagnosed with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow, however. This injury has placed him on the disabled list until he can recover.

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Read more from ESPN:

Top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard has been placed on the disabled list and will be dispatched to New York for an examination with team doctors after being diagnosed with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.

The injury can be a precursor to Tommy John surgery, but the Mets portrayed the injury as “mild” and not overly concerning.

“At this point we don’t have a high level of concern,” general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday afternoon. “But anytime the forearm is involved we like to have it looked at. So we’re flying him back. He will be seen tomorrow and we’ll have further information at that time.”

Syndergaard, 21, had been 5-2 with a 4.02 ERA in 10 starts with Triple-A Las Vegas this season. He last pitched Wednesday. Continue reading…

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