Cory Luebke had surgery today to free up some room around a nerve in his forearm. Will resume throwing in 3-4 weeks.
#Padres LHP Cory Luebke is in SD after discomfort in left elbow from MiLB stint. Will meet with team doctor on Tuesday. Luebke 2x TJ guy.
Talked to #Padres Cory Luebke. He will fly to Pensacola on 2/17 and will meet with Dr. Andrews. TJ surgery likely the following day.
MLB.com "Padres left-hander Cory Luebke will miss his second consecutive season after it was determined that he'll likely need a second reconstructive surgery on his left elbow. Luebke, 28, had an MRI on Friday that showed a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. He missed all of last..." February 05
San Diego Union-Tribune "After missing most of 2012 and all of 2013, Cory Luebke is perhaps further than ever from a return to the mound. The Padres' talented left-hander will need a second reconstructive surgery on his throwing elbow after undergoing an MRI on Friday that showed a tear in the ulner collateral..." February 05
#Padres GM Byrnes said the team will still try to add a bullpen arm or two, maybe a LOOGY. Floated idea of Luebke possibly as he works back.
MLB.com "The Padres are hopeful that left-hander Cory Luebke and right-hander Joe Wieland will be strong enough to vie for spots in the starting rotation when Spring Training opens this coming February, general manager Josh Byrnes said on Tuesday during the second day of the General Managers..." November 12
MLB.com "Padres left-hander Cory Luebke will be examined later this week by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Tim Kremchek in Cincinnati. Luebke has been shut down on three different occasions this season as he attempts to recover from Tommy John surgery that was performed in May 2012. "He's going to stay there a..." September 17