Mar 23, 2012, 2:41 PM EST
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Drew Storen hasn't pitched since March 7 due to a sore arm and strep throat.
Updated at 11:42 a.m.
VIERA, Fla. — An MRI taken of Drew Storen's elbow revealed no ligament or tendon damage, only inflammation of the joint, and the right-hander expects to resume a throwing program and not miss significant time.
"It's just rest for a couple more days, and then get it going and be good to go," he said this morning inside the clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium.
Storen has pitched in only two games this spring, none since March 7 after experiencing soreness in his upper arm and then battling strep throat. He was still feeling soreness earlier this week when he tried to throw again, so the Nationals shut him down and had him undergo an MRI yesterday.
That test, though, revealed no damage to the ulnar collateral ligament or any tendons, only inflammation of the elbow joint. Though StorenRead more »
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