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MRI on Adam Eaton’s elbow shows no structural damage

May 23, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT

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Earlier this week Adam Eaton suffered a setback in his recovery from a sprained elbow ligament, but Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that an MRI exam revealed no structural damage.

That’s obviously good news for the 24-year-old outfielder, although according to Piecoro he’ll still take 2-3 weeks off before resuming his rehab.

Eaton fared well in a 22-game debut last season and has a chance to be a force atop the lineup with a .448 career on-base percentage in the minors and 40-steal speed. If healthy he could be a key addition to the Diamondbacks in the second half.

  1. chacochicken - May 23, 2013 at 1:26 PM

    He probably just got some grit in there. Last one, I promise.

    • paperlions - May 23, 2013 at 2:13 PM

      Does grit show up on an MRI, or do they have to have Gibson give him a sniff test? He can smell grit a mile away.

      • chacochicken - May 23, 2013 at 2:26 PM

        You find grit with whisky and a pocket knife.

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