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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: Broken Elbow Sidelines Andrus

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.

Elvis Andrus

The Rangers shortstop will be out at least six weeks after suffering an elbow injury early last week. Andrus was the active leader in career games played without a trip the disabled list but sees his streak end just short of 1,400 games played. The injury has been diagnosed as a fractured olecranon process, the result of an errant pitch from Angels pitcher Keynan Middleton.

The olecranon is a bony protuberance on the proximal end of the lower arm bone known as the ulna. This prominence forms the point of the elbow and is the area affected any time you bump your elbow on a hard surface. The olecranon is commonly fractured, particularly...

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