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Stoneburner Battling Back

The results haven't been there since his return

TRENTON, NJ - The word "injury" has fallen in the same sentence as "Graham Stoneburner" far too often in recent years. First there was the fractured vertebra that forced the right-handed pitcher to miss his senior high school season. A year later, a torn ACL cost him his freshman year at Clemson. Last season, he missed three months with a pinched neck nerve.

And this year, as a member of the Trenton Thunder, Stoneburner did not pitch the majority of the season's first half after straining his groin on two separate occasions. "My first start of the year," Stoneburner said, "I had a lot of tightness in my groin. I had a line drive come back at me, shifted out of the way pretty quickly, and then as I kept pitching, it just tightened up. So, we made... Recommended Stories

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