Mark Melancon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Giants' Melancon to undergo season-ending surgery

    CSN Bay Area "The Giants' final few weeks of the 2017 season will be without their biggest offseason signing. Mark Melancon will undergo season-ending pronator release surgery on his right elbow. The surgery will be performed Tuesday in Los Angeles by Dr. Steven Shin. In his first year as a Giant,..." September 09

  • Giants’ Mark Melancon to undergo surgery for rare muscular syndrome

    San Jose Mercury News "Giants right-hander Mark Melancon confirmed that he would undergo surgery to alleviate chronic exertional compartment syndrome in his right forearm. The question is not whether he would have the procedure, but when. “I guess that’s the best way to put it: I need surgery, and I’m day to day,”..." September 04

  • Bochy: Giants might shut down Melancon soon for elbow surgery

    Hardball Talk "Giants’ right-hander Mark Melancon might be shut down from throwing soon, per comments by club manager Bruce Bochy on Friday. The closer is due for elbow surgery to correct an issue that has caused lingering discomfort since the 2012 season. No definite timeline has been put on the procedure just..." September 02

  • Mark Melancon is considering surgery

    Hardball Talk "Giants’ right-hander Mark Melancon is considering surgery for an undisclosed injury, the pitcher told reporters prior to Friday’s game against the Phillies. Melancon did not divulge the exact location of the injury, but revealed that it had been plaguing him off and on since the 2012 season and..." August 19

  • Giants activate Melancon off DL

    Fanrag Sports "The San Francisco Giants have activated right-handed pitcher Mark Melancon off the 10-day disabled list prior to Saturday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. In order to make room on the 25-man roster, the team has placed second baseman Miguel Gomez on the 10-day DL with a right knee..." August 13

  • Mark Melancon headed to disabled list again, Sam Dyson to become Giants closer

    San Jose Mercury News "Giants closer Mark Melancon is going on the disabled list for the second time this season. Melancon, who has been unable to shake the right elbow tendonitis that has dogged him all year, will be examined by Dr. Ken Akizuki and get another MRI exam. Melancon threw one shutout inning in Tuesday..." June 28

  • Melancon slams report suggesting tension with Giants' teammates

    San Francisco Chronicle "Mark Melancon said he was in on moving back the bullpen’s 3:30 p.m. stretch time, explaining that a later stretch gives relievers more time to receive treatment, work in the weight room and eat before taking the field. The Giants’ closer was reacting to a Fox Sports report that he “rubbed some..." June 27

  • Giants to activate Mark Melancon from 10-day disabled list

    Fanrag Sports "The San Francisco Giants will be activating closer Mark Melancon ahead of their Wednesday afternoon matchup against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers, according to a report from Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area. However, Gutierrez added that the Giants have yet to make a corresponding roster move..." May 17

  • Giants place Mark Melancon on disabled list

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants will be without their biggest offseason investment for an unspecified amount of time. Moments before Tuesday night’s game at Citi Field, the Giants placed closer Mark Melancon on the 10-day disabled list with what the team called a mild right pronator strain. The Giants said a..." May 10