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Note on Spooney


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Forgive me if this is old news, but I hadn't seen it posted:

 

Marlins transferred RHP Tim Spooneybarger from the 15-day to 60-day disabled list.

Spooneybarger, still recovering from Tommy John surgery, won't pitch for the Marlins until June at the earliest.

http://www.rotoworld.com/content/playerpag...ort=MLB&id=6802

 

So, I'd expect him back around the same time Alfonseca gets healthy...

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It's a 40-man roster move. Says nothing about his health.

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Yeah but I thought Spooney was going to go to Albuquerque to pitch in order to build up arm strength? I wonder if he's hurting. Could be that problem of scar tissue that a lot of guys have after surgery and they start pitching again.

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There was a story recently he had a setback in recovery (check the archives), but this is clearly a 40-man roster move. We only had 1 spot open and to make room for Smith and Crowell, either a prospect/minor leaguer had to be exposed to waivers or Spooney had to be retroactively put on the 60-day DL.

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