Moy­lan may be out un­til end of sea­son for Braves

The Covington News - - Sports -

MI­AMI— At­lanta Braves reliever PeterMoy­lan will un­dergo an­other two weeks of treat­ment on his in­jured right el­bow­but may re­quire sea­son-end­ing re­con­struc­tive surgery, the team said Thurs­day.

An ex­am­i­na­tionWed­nes­day de­ter­mined that a bone spur is press­ing against a lig­a­ment in Moy­lan’s el­bow. He’ll be re-eval­u­ated af­ter fur­ther treat­ment.

Moy­lan pitched 90 in­nings in 80 games as a rookie last year and had an ERA of 1.80. He pitched in seven games this sea­son with an ERA of 1.59 be­fore go­ing on the dis­abled list Tues­day.

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