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dead arm

[′ded ‚ärm]
(plant pathology)
A fungus disease caused by Cryptosporella viticola in which the main lateral shoots are destroyed; common in grapes.
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Weaver, who has allowed 10 home runs in his past 35 innings (in six starts), admitted to some dead-arm issues last month, but pitch location, not arm strength, seems to be the issue.
Weaver, who has allowed 10 home runs in his last 35 innings (in six starts), admitted to some dead-arm issues last month, but pitch location, not arm strength, seems to be the issue.
At any rate, the dead-arm issue with Weaver's right shoulder appears to be behind him.
I've had (issues with my) elbow and dead-arm before, but not shoulder.
Tuesday) it was a little tight, just some stiffness and tiredness, kind of a dead-arm feeling,'' he said.
Lewis Yocum, he's believed to have nothing more serious than a standard dead-arm episode.
That's partly because of decreased velocity, and Shields (4-4) said he could be hitting the dead-arm stage that typically afflicts pitchers late in spring training.
He entered Wednesday having pitched twice since the All-Star break and said he already went through his dead-arm period the first month of the season.
On the other hand, considering his dead-arm condition, which Harris said is normal for pitchers at some point during the season, he could probably use the rest.
Hopefully, it's just the tough times to get through in spring training, maybe a dead-arm type of thing.