Welcome Back, Gavin . . . Goodbye, Gavin

This is what a fractured elbow looks like. (Not pretty.)

Nine starts after coming back from Tommy John surgery to repair an ulnar collateral ligament, Gavin Floyd is back on the disabled list, and it sure looks like he’ll be out a while.

Video: Braves blank Nats, lose Floyd to elbow injury

The 31-year old Annapolis native had pitched shutout ball in Nationals Park before leaving the game with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

The Braves held on to defeat the Nats, 3–0, to climb within one-half game of first place in the NL East.

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