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March 16, 2009

Orioles: Another Koji update

Koji Uehara, who is rehabbing a slight left hamstring strain, tried to run for the first time today and it apparently did not go very well. According to a member of the Japanese media who was on hand for the workout, Uehara jogged in a straight line a couple of times and then conferred with the trainers and returned to the clubhouse.

Posted by Peter Schmuck at 12:15 PM | | Comments (8)
Categories: Just baseball


as fuji from mchale's navy would say..oy vey. orioles started with 37 pitchers and now it's down to about 8 that are healthy.

I'm 62 and it takes me about a week or less to recover from a "slight' hamstring strain, to the point where I can run and jog.

Sounds like Koji has a severe strain, or tear, which could take up to a month to heal.

The Orioles are beginning to resemble Bill Belichek when it comes to releasing accurate information about injuries.

They'd better rethink Pedro before it's too late!

get Pedro!

Don't know why everyone is so worried, I mean, hamstring injuries always heal fast.... Koji will be pitching by July at the very latest.

Unelievable. I cant see him being ready at the beginning of the season if he couldnt even jog (yes ron burgundy, i know the j is soft). This is gonna be a looong year

He has always had the problem from reports I have read. I am sure he will have to deal with it all year, but no one knows at this point how many starts will be effected by this. The O's will use 9 starters by June 15th, that is my prediction. Four candidates for the rotation will open the season on the DL. Penn may win a starting spot by the DL numbers.

Hopefully they just didn't want to test their luck. Have you heard anything from anyone about what specifically happened?

Pete's reply: No, because the camp is locked up today. Everybody's off.

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