MRI shows compression fracture near elbow
CHICAGO -- Right-hander Mark Prior was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, one day after he was hit in the right elbow by a line drive.
An MRI showed a compression fracture near the elbow, trainer Mark O'Neal said.
Prior, O'Neal and Cubs manager Dusty Baker would not speculate how long Prior would be out.
"It could have been a lot worse, it could have been my career," Prior said. "Everyone knows the risks going out there and playing.
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