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Stoneburner Back On Track

Stoneburner will pitch again on Saturday

Trenton right-hander Graham Stoneburner came into Spring Training this season feeling good and fully healed from a neck injury that sidelined him for most of the 2011 season. But the 24-year-old hit another bump in the road in his first outing of 2012 when he tweaked his groin on a broken-bat soft line drive back at the mound — an injury that placed him the DL for the last month.

After a month and many rehab hours later, Stoneburner looks as though he never skipped a beat. In the right-hander's first start since being injured, he threw three innings [on a 50 pitch count] of one-hit ball, giving up no runs and no walks while striking out four against Portland Monday night. "I'm excited he's coming back," Thunder pitching coach Tommy Phelps said. "Last year he dealt... Recommended Stories

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