Braves, former Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis agree on four-year deal

...Harvey hasn't pitched in a game since Aug. 24, 2013, and the right-hander is recovering from elbow ligament-replacement surgery that Oct. 22. He has been working out at Citi Field six days a week and expects to start throwing off a mound...

Adaptive golf competition highlights spirit of disabled

...to bond with his children ? until January, when he lost his left leg after developing an aneurism from knee-replacement surgery.The 86-year-old disabled Marine Corps veteran from Aiken thought he might never play again. Then, he met...

Paine tournament might have date change

...the athletic directors and Mrs. Wimberly (Paine's Frances Wimberly), who has been a key factor, had knee replacement surgery."Another problem is the fact the fliers announcing the tournament date went out later than normal. Larry said...

Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker to miss season with elbow injury

Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season.Parker was examined Monday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired his elbow on...

Youthful Braves optimistic about present, future

...behind Minor, Teheran, Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy. Beachy must show he has recovered from elbow ligament-replacement surgery in 2012 and a follow-up procedure last year to clean up the elbow.

Altanta Braves prepare to revamp rotation

...season, when he was 14-8 with a 3.20 ERA.Beachy missed most of last season recovering from elbow ligament-replacement surgery in 2012. He had a follow-up procedure last year to clean up the elbow and said Monday he expects to be ready...

Rafael Furcal brings energy to Marlins

...2011-12 was only .347, well below his career average of .403. And he's coming back from elbow ligament-replacement surgery a year ago."I can still play," he said. "I know I'm 36 years old, but I feel young, especially on a...

Pitchers, organizations alarmed by rash of elbow injuries

...organization thinks, pitcher Matt Harvey is convinced he can pitch this season.The ace had elbow ligament-replacement surgery Oct. 22 and hasn't thrown a baseball from more than 60 feet off flat ground.New York doesn't expect the...

Braves' Kris Medlen has elbow surgery for second time

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has undergone elbow-ligament replacement surgery for the second time.The Braves said Wednesday that Dr. James Andrews reconstructed the ulnar collateral ligament in Medlen's...

Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will have elbow ligament replaced again

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will have ligament-replacement surgery in his right elbow for the second time today and is expected to miss the entire season.The Braves said Thursday that Los Angeles...