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Brandon Waddell Strives to Make the Best of an Injury-Filled Season

Brandon Waddell has made three starts since returning to Altoona. Photo Credit: Sen McCool
Brandon Waddell Strives to Make the Best of an Injury-Filled Season
Sean McCool

ALTOONA, Pa. - This is the first time in Brandon Waddell's life that he has been sidelined over an extended period of time with an injury. After two separate trips to the disabled list thanks to a forearm strain, with the second including a PRP injection, Waddell is finally back to being a regular in the Curve rotation and looks to have a strong finish to his shortened 2017 campaign.

"That's my first time going through it and my first time having that lesson," Waddell said about going through an injury riddled season. "You have to take something from it. You're not going to get that time back, so just make the most of it. Now, I'm back again and trying to be productive."

The forearm issues first arose back in April after his first start of the season in the Curve's opening series. Af...

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Sean McCool

Sean joined Pirates Prospects before the 2015 season began, covering the Altoona Curve. During the day, he is a marketing professional for Penn Highlands Community College in Johnstown, PA. Sean also dabbles with the guitar, emcees weddings, and plays disc golf.

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