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MRI shows compression fracture near elbow

Updated: May 28, 2005, 11:04 PM ET
Associated Press

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.

"It's ...

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