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    Pitcher Arm Injury

    Alright, help me out here. What the hell is that catastrophic, traumatic injury that a couple of pitchers have gotten? Ya know, where it looks like his arm pops completely out and the ball goes flying 20 feet to the right of the batter... The pitcher immediately drops down in the worst pain you've ever seen...

    I think it happened to a D-Rays pitcher like 5+ years ago and that's the last I've seen of it. I've been looking all over for it.

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    Broken humerus? Like what happened to Dave Dravecky

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    Quote Originally Posted by adb280z View Post
    Broken humerus? Like what happened to Dave Dravecky
    That was one of the most gruesome things I have ever seen. That poor guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adb280z View Post
    Broken humerus? Like what happened to Dave Dravecky
    That's usually it. Dravecky had a weakened bone due to cancer, they later removed most of the arm. Usually there has to be some prior damage, since throwing a baseball should not snap a large bone in half.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SUJets1988 View Post
    Alright, help me out here. What the hell is that catastrophic, traumatic injury that a couple of pitchers have gotten? Ya know, where it looks like his arm pops completely out and the ball goes flying 20 feet to the right of the batter... The pitcher immediately drops down in the worst pain you've ever seen...
    "Chaditus"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FoxboroFanatic2 View Post
    "Chaditus"?
    That's when we drop to the ground in obvious pain. He just has to say later on that he played a good game, just wished he could have a couple throws back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adb280z View Post
    Broken humerus? Like what happened to Dave Dravecky
    Yea that might be it. I remember a guy having it on the Rays a few years back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FoxboroFanatic2 View Post
    "Chaditus"?
    C'mon man. You're better than that. This is about baseball and pitchers. But I guess since Brady is a catcher I can understand your confusion.

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