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Ryan Flaherty | Second Baseman | #3

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (31) / 7/27/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Vanderbilt
Drafted: 2008 / Supplemental (Rd. 1) / CHC
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Orioles activated INF Ryan Flaherty from the 60-day disabled list.
Flaherty will rejoin the O's ahead of Friday night's series opener against the Angels after missing the last three months with a shoulder injury. The 31-year-old utility infielder hit the ball pretty well on his 16-game minor league rehab assignment, but he holds a weak .216/.285/.356 career batting line in the majors and will not be fantasy-relevant down the stretch. Aug 17 - 2:14 PM

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Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) went 3-for-4 with a double and a homer Tuesday in a rehab game with Double-A Bowie.

Flaherty has now played in 11 minor league rehab games and would seem to be fully recovered from his right shoulder injury, but the Orioles are clearly in no rush to add him back to the major league roster. Flaherty's rehab clock is scheduled to run out on August 15, so a decision will have to be made at some point soon. The 31-year-old utilityman is out of minor league options.
Aug 8 - 11:04 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) went 2-for-4 in Wednesday's minor league rehab game with Double-A Bowie.

Flaherty played second base in the contest. His current rehab assignment is scheduled to end on August 15, but manager Buck Showalter said that the team hopes to get the infielder back before that date. Right shoulder tendinitis has kept him on the shelf since mid-May.
Aug 2 - 4:36 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) will begin a minor league rehab assignment on July 27.

Flaherty's recovery from shoulder tendinitis has had plenty of stops and starts but it looks like he'll be game-ready in about a week. The veteran utility man has hit just .233 with no homers over 30 at-bats this season.
Jul 20 - 4:43 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) could start into a minor league rehab assignment next week.

The hope as of several days ago was that Flaherty would be able to start a rehab assignment this week, but the Orioles held off on that. He should see minor league games soon, though. Flaherty is currently on the shelf with right shoulder tendinitis.
Jul 19 - 4:42 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment next week.

It's unclear how many rehab games he'll require before being activated. Flaherty is out with right shoulder tendinitis, which has bothered him all season.
Jul 14 - 4:36 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) is expected to work out on Thursday.

He's visiting with team orthopedist Dr. Michael Jacobs on Thursday and is expected to gain clearance for infield drills. Flaherty has been hampered by shoulder tendinitis for the better part of two months. He's eligible to return from the 60-day DL next week, but it looks like he'll probably need more time.
Jul 13 - 5:12 PM

Orioles transferred INF Ryan Flaherty from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Flaherty has been out since May 19 with tendinitis in his right shoulder and he remains shut down from throwing as of early July. There is no timetable for his return to the Orioles' active roster.
Jul 5 - 3:23 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) remains shut down from throwing.

Flaherty felt renewed discomfort in his right shoulder earlier this month when he tried to extend his throwing. He's out indefinitely.
Jun 28 - 10:07 AM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) felt renewed discomfort when he attempted to throw beyond 60 feet.

He won't be shut down but will go back to throwing from 60 feet for the time being. Flaherty is dealing with right shoulder tendinitis, which has nagged at him since spring training.
Jun 19 - 4:40 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) will resume throwing next week at the Orioles' spring training facility in Sarasota, Florida.

Flaherty is recovering from shoulder tendinitis. The injury was severe enough to require a platelet rich plasma injection about a week and a half ago. There's no timetable for Flaherty's return.
Jun 1 - 6:54 PM

Ryan Flaherty (shoulder) will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection Monday.

The Orioles are saying only that he'll be sidelined for more than the minimum 10 days, and it seems likely to be quite a bit longer than that. Flaherty has been bothered by a right shoulder issue since spring training and was finally put on the DL Sunday.
May 22 - 4:42 PM

Ryan Flaherty could be given a platelet-rich plasma injection in his ailing right shoulder.

The Orioles are still trying to determine whether the strain Flaherty is dealing with is more in his lat or his rotator cuff. Either way, he'll be sidelined for a minimum of two weeks if he receives the injection and in all likelihood longer than that.
May 22 - 3:36 PM

Orioles placed INF Ryan Flaherty on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to May 19, with right shoulder tendinitis.

Flaherty has dealt with the issue since spring training. He'll receive a cortisone shot in hopes that it will help speed along the healing process.
May 21 - 11:30 AM

Ryan Flaherty could be placed on the disabled list due to tendinitis in his right shoulder.

It's something that's bothered him since spring training and he continues to receive treatment. Flaherty is capable of playing through the ailment, but the Orioles might decide to give him a cortisone shot and shut him down for a bit. Paul Janish is on the taxi squad and would replace Flaherty if a move is made.
Source: MASN Sports
May 21 - 9:28 AM

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