Cliff Lee News Archive
Lee (elbow) said he does not plan to pick up a baseball for at least two months, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Lee (elbow) has been placed on the 60-day DL but will not undergo surgery for the time being.
Lee played catch Friday and said he still felt the same level of discomfort in his pitching elbow, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Lee (elbow) threw a bullpen session Wednesday and reported no improvement in the level of pain he experienced, the Philadelphia Daily News' Ryan Lawrence reports.
Lee (elbow) was diagnosed with a tear in the flexor tendon in his throwing elbow, Sports Illustrated reports.
Lee said his elbow injury could end his career if he needs to undergo surgery, CSN Philadelphia reports.
Lee (elbow) had a MRI which team doctor Michael Ciccotti said revealed very mild inflammation, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. "According to Dr. Ciccotti, there's a 1-to-2-millimeter area in length that was of some issue," GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said. "And then the width is 1 centimeter or something like that. It's very, very small, a very pinpointed area. And, again, there's very little edema or swelling or fluid in that area. But any time it's the elbow, you've got to be concerned about it."
Lee has a flexor pronator injury and will be tested in the next few days, Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports.
Lee (elbow) went two innings in his spring training debut Thursday. He allowed a couple of singles and threw 16 of his 22 pitches for strikes.
Lee (elbow) is scheduled to make his first start of spring training Thursday against the Astros, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.