PHOENIX - Pitcher Patrick Corbin will not be traveling to Australia to start in the Opening Series due to an elbow injury.
The Arizona Diamondbacks' pitcher said during a Saturday morning news conference that "this is all new to me. I'm just disappointed."
Medical update: Patrick Corbin underwent an MRI last night that showed damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. (cont.)— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) March 16, 2014
Corbin had an MRI done Saturday evening, according to the Dbacks, and it showed that he has a partial tear to his ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.
He will be getting a second opinion to figure out if he will need surgery or go through rehab.
Patrick Corbin: "This is all new to me. I've never been hurt before. Just trying to get through it." pic.twitter.com/b7KUGtlJeR— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) March 16, 2014
The pitcher said he didn't think anything felt out of the ordinary at the start of yesterday's game against the Cleveland Indians, however, said that his last three pitches felt "worse than normal."
The Dbacks said that Wade Miley will take Corbin's place in Australia.