D'Arnaud Avoids Major Damage, but will have Surgery on Elbow

New York Post—September 27, 2014

Travis d'Arnaud received a somewhat favorable explanation this week for his recent elbow discomfort.

The Mets catcher has a bone spur in his right elbow that is scheduled to be surgically removed on Wednesday at Hospital for Special Surgery, but given the ailment could have been ligament or tendon damage, d'Arnaud indicated Friday he was relieved by the diagnosis.

D'Arnaud expects to rest and rehab for about a month and not have any disruption of his offseason workout routine. The rookie catcher finished his season batting .242 with 13 homers and 41 RBIs, and if not for a sluggish start that earned him a demotion to Triple-A Las Vegas, might have entered the NL Rookie of the Year conversation.

Read the full article on nypost.com.


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