Dr. Andrews must have found something right away, because:
— William Ladson (@washingnats) April 11, 2012
No wonder Storen had inflammation in the elbow, and had felt “tenderness” when attempting to throw off a mound earlier this week.
However, the fact that the surgery removed a bone fragment, rather than found some other, more serious injury, is likely good news for Storen and the Nats. When an elbow injury is diagnosed, the words “Tommy John” often come up. That doesn’t appear to be the case here, though there also is not yet a timetable for Storen’s return.