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Nick Burdi to receive PRP injection in throwing elbow

by Jon Mathisen | Cubs Correspondent | Wed, Aug 12th 6:01pm EDT

Nick Burdi will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in his strained right elbow per the Pirates director of sports medicine, Todd Tomczyk. (Jason Mackey on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

The injection should help Burdi avoid surgery, which would be a welcome sign for the oft-injured reliever. Burdi was placed on the 45-day IL on August 5th with the elbow issue and is out for the season.

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