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08:12 AM ET 03.14 | Step right up, Casey Kelly. The already cloudy picture regarding Padres starting pitching turned darker Wednesday afternoon when [Padres manager] Bud Black confirmed that right-hander Casey Kelly has had tests on his right elbow and could be a candidate for elbow reconstruction surgery. "Anything is possible," the Padres manager said of the possibility that Kelly would be the fourth Padres pitcher to have "Tommy John" surgery in the last 10 months. ... When asked about the possibility of Kelly having "Tommy John" surgery, General Manager Josh Byrnes said: "I'm not sure. We'll know more soon. I can't speculate. Hopefully, we'll get lucky." Kelly, 23, was a candidate for a spot in the Padres rotation.

U-T San Diego

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March 14, 2013  09:45 AM ET

Injuries are part of the game and every team has them, but the Padres cannot afford to have to many of them in a division they have little chance of winning anyway.

March 14, 2013  10:46 AM ET

Ouch.

March 14, 2013  11:46 AM ET

the padres are the second place in injuries, after the brewers though,,,,

March 14, 2013  10:15 PM ET

The Red Sox traded Casey and now must be asking, "What might have been?".

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March 15, 2013  11:16 AM ET

let this go on for five years or so, then I'll be impressed.

~Mets fan

 
March 16, 2013  03:31 AM ET

wiseup: Loshe might be looking more atractive to San Diego. Also if Dodgers are still looking to trade Harang the Padres might look at that option.

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