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Henry Barrera's MRI reveals no damage

Updated: February 26, 2011, 5:41 PM ET
Associated Press

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Kansas City Royals right-hander Henry Barrera received good news Saturday after an MRI of his aching elbow detected no structural damage.

Barrera threw only three pitches in an intrasquad game Friday before walking off the mound with pain in his right elbow. The hard-throwing rookie had elbow surgery in 2009, throwing only 3 2/3 innings that season.

"Once you have Tommy John surgery, you think the worst, but it was good news," Barrera said Saturday.

He said ...

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