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Astros Injury Update: Lance McCullers Jr. will soon pitch off a mound

The Astros’ provided injury updates from the weekend, including ones regarding 60-day players Lance McCullers Jr. and Taylor Jones. Prior to Sunday’s contest with the Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros‘ general manager James Click shed light on Lance McCullers Jr.’s rehab progressions on SportsTalk 790’s pregame show. The right-hander continues to “ramp up the intensity of the throwing … distance, velocity and frequently.”
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Lance McCullers Jr. placed on 60-day IL

The Houston Astros are no strangers to injuries for pitchers. With that said, they were still hopeful that Lance McCullers Jr. would be ready to rock sooner than later this campaign. Unfortunately, that won't be the case for the club. This week, it was announced that the righty has been...
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Astros transfer Lance McCullers Jr. to 60-day injured list

The Astros transferred starter Lance McCullers Jr. from the 10-day to the 60-day injured list this evening, tweets Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. The move opens a spot on the 40-man roster for slugging outfielder Yordan Álvarez, who has been reinstated from the COVID-19 IL. Infielder Joe Perez was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land to clear an active roster spot for Álvarez.
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Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. had flexor tendon setback during lockout

Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. continues to be sidelined by a flexor tendon problem that he said was exacerbated during the lockout, when he couldn't be in touch with team trainers. "I was experiencing just a not fully 100-percent-type of feeling," McCullers told reporters at the team's spring training...
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Astros' Lance McCullers Jr. to miss start of 2022 season

Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. is set to start the 2022 season on the IL, he told reporters (including MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart). The right-handed pitcher continues to rehab the flexor tendon in his pitching arm that was injured during last year’s playoffs. Surgery does not appear to be in the cards at this time, and McCullers stressed he’s not dealing with a UCL issue (via Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle).
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Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. explains arm injury

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla — Lance McCullers Jr. did not offer a timetable for his return to a major league mound, but reiterated Tuesday his injury is a flexor tendon issue and not a recurrence of problems in his recently repaired ulnar collateral ligament. A day after manager Dusty...
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