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Chad Kuhl Has Elbow Surgery

Pirates' Dr. Todd Tomczyk also gives updates on Kang and Polanco

September 19, 2018 - 4:51 pm

PITTSBURGH (93.7 the Fan) - Every Wednesday during the regular season Pirates Director of Sports Medicine Todd Tomczyk meets with the media to give an update on injuries sustained by Pirates players.

Today, we got updates on Chad Kuhl, Gregory Polanco and Jung Ho Kang.

Injury Updates:

Pirates SP Chad Kuhl: In the process of having Elbow surgery with Dr. Altchek in New York, further details on the surgery and post-surgery timeline will be released at the appropriate time

Pirates OF Gregory Polanco: 1-week post op, is doing as expected.  He is still in Pittsburgh and plans on whether he will complete the whole rehab in Florida or move to the D.R at some point is still to be determined

Pirates 3B Jung Ho Kang: Had a few fall instructural league simulated game at-bats today and the plan is to get him into an actual fall instructional league game soon

 

Hear Todd Tomzyck's entire conversation below:

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