May 5, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT
But it’s not all good news.
According to the agent, B.B. Abbott, a bone spur was found at the back of Broxton’s right elbow and some bruising was also discovered. It’s not anything that will require surgery, but it could delay the closer’s rehabilitation process.
The Dodgers are going to wait a couple of days to see how Broxton responds to treatment before making a decision about placing him on the 15-day disabled list. Hong-Chih Kuo and Vicente Padilla will continue to draw save opportunities in the meantime.
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- Phillies officials “have contemplated the possibility of paying off” and releasing Ryan Howard 29
- The dizzying intellect of Tom Glavine 17
- Verducci: baseball should think about an “illegal defense” rule to combat shifts 158
- Chase Headley plays the hero in his first game in pinstripes 30
- And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights 29
- Rockies place Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list 18
- Rob Manfred “heavily favored” to be Bud Selig’s replacement 29
- Verducci: baseball should think about an “illegal defense” rule to combat shifts (158)
- Luke Scott released from Korean team after calling coach a “liar” and a “coward” (108)
- Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres (108)
- Who is the next Face of Baseball? (97)
- David Ortiz passes Carl Yastrzemski on the all-time home run list — is he a Hall of Famer? (92)