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Joel Zumaya To Miss A Couple Days After Scar Tissue In Elbow Broke

I updated you on Zumaya after his first workout of the spring; he was looking and feeling as good as new. Of course, in reality, there will always be the scare of injury with Zumaya and it seems he's taken a minor step back in his recovery from his latest [via Jason Beck]:

Joel Zumaya's comeback from elbow surgery is on hold for a couple days, but it isn't expected to be a major absence. The Tigers reliever is day-to-day after scar tissue broke apart around his elbow.

Zumaya said the injury happened in the middle of his inning of work Sunday against the Blue Jays. He felt the tissue snap on a two-out pitch to Jose Molina, who singled to extend the fifth inning, but stayed in the game and threw his normal arsenal to retire Moises Sierra.  

Beck went on to say that the scar tissue was expected to break apart at some point anyway. I'm curious why Zumaya decided to stay in to finish the inning after he "felt the tissue snap," but if he knew it was bound to happen at some point, then I guess it's not a big deal. Jim Leyland says there are no red flags with Zumaya's elbow, but that should be followed up by a couple knocks on wood.