Brandon Beachy Injury: Frank Wren Not Optimistic Waiting For MRI

While the Braves wait for the MRI results on Brandon Beachy's right elbow, Braves general manager Frank Wren is not exactly expecting the best of news.

Beachy was placed on the 15-day DL on Sunday. There is some fear that Beachy, who is 5-5 with a 2.00 ERA, may have torn his ulnar collateral ligament, which usually requires Tommy John Surgery. Manager Fredi Gonzalez is hoping it's just bone spurs, but Wren didn't have the same optimism. From the Atlanta Journal Constitution:

"Not necessarily," the GM said. "Until you get a firm idea, I think we just have to wait and see. These things, you kind of have a sense of it when they happen, what the likelihood is of it being serious. It’s kind of hard to be real optimistic….

"Until we get the final reading and the doctors examine him, I can’t speculate."

For more on Brandon Beachy and the Atlanta Braves head over to Talking Chop. For more news and notes from around Major League Baseball head over to Baseball Nation.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Atlanta

You must be a member of SB Nation Atlanta to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Atlanta. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Atlanta

You must be a member of SB Nation Atlanta to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Atlanta. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.