Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:24:58 -0800
San Diego Padres SP Cory Luebke (elbow) said he's optimistic he'll return to pitch after undergoing his second Tommy John surgery since 2012. There was a "pretty good tear" when he went in for surgery, and the tendon graft in his first surgery wasn't accepted by his body. Dr. James Andrews used a tendon from Luebke's right knee to secure the tendon to the bone.
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 19:42:38 -0800
San Diego Padres RP Cory Luebke (elbow) is scheduled to meet with renowned Dr. James Andrews at his Florida office Feb. 17, with surgery scheduled for the following day. Luebke had Tommy John surgery May 23, 2013, encountered setbacks, and had an MRI which showed a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament, meaning he'll need a second surgery.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:30:55 -0800
San Diego Padres SP Cory Luebke (elbow) will miss the 2014 season and likely will need to undergo a second reconstructive elbow surgery. An MRI on his elbow showed a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 01:46:41 -0800
Despite signing free-agent RP Joaquin Benoit (Tigers) on Saturday, Dec. 28, the San Diego Padres are still in the market for extra bullpen help if it comes up. The team has floated the idea of using SP Cory Luebke in relief as he works back from injury.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:18:37 -0800
San Diego Padres SPs Cory Luebke (elbow) and Joe Wieland (elbow) both threw off a mound against live hitters this fall in their rehabs.
Sat, 26 Oct 2013 11:10:25 -0700
The San Diego Padres have reinstated SPs Cory Luebke (elbow) and Joe Wieland (elbow) from the 60-day disabled list. Both are recovering from Tommy John surgery and hope to pitch during the 2014 season. However, they have experienced setbacks during their rehab that have put them on the longer side of the typical 12-18 month recovery window.
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 08:17:06 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Cory Luebke (elbow) will be examined by Dr. Tim Kremchek later this week after he has been shut down in his attempt to come back from Tommy John surgery in May of last year.
Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:07:43 -0700
The San Diego Padres have shut down RP Cory Luebke (elbow) after he experienced elbow soreness after four bullpen sessions. He is making his way back from Tommy John surgery in 2012.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:32:45 -0700
San Diego Padres RP Cory Luebke (elbow) was able to throw 30 pitches Friday, Aug. 30. He threw 70 pitches earlier this week, and is looking more like a certainty for winter ball. Luebke is making his way back from Tommy John surgery in May 2012.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 20:31:22 -0700
San Diego Padres SP Cory Luebke (elbow) is expected to join the team on its upcoming road trip and he will throw two side sessions. Luebke's first side session is set for Tuesday, Aug. 27, and the second is likely to come next weekend.