The decision has been made for Giants right-hander Matt Cain, who will have bone chips from his elbow next Monday: he will end the season earlier. The Giants say, however, that he will be ready for spring training.
The Giants and Matt Cain are reportedly considering an arthroscopic procedure on his pitching elbow that would likely shut down the ace for the remainder of the 2014 season.
San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow.
San Francisco’s bearded and boisterous closer said before Sunday’s series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates that he will probably have elbow-reconstruction surgery, ending his season after only 56 pitches.
Oakland Athletics left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson will miss the rest of the season after having reconstructive surgery on his elbow, according to the team.
Golden State Warriors forward David Lee has been released from a hospital after undergoing a second procedure on his left elbow to treat an infection.
Golden State Warriors forward David Lee needs surgery after an infection developed in a cut on his left elbow.