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Rustich Finally Back In Action

Rustich Finally Back In Action

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - One of the more frustrating storylines in the farm system has been the checkered health of Brant Rustich. The hard-throwing right-hander has the stuff to move quickly up the ladder, but a prolonged battle with an arm injury has sidelined Rustich for much of the last three seasons. Now the 2007 second round pick is healthy, back on the mound and ready to contribute.

Brant Rustich is back in regular action after a two-year battle with a stress fracture in this throwing arm. It's been a long road to recovery, but the hard throwing right-hander is ready for the challenge. "I had it two years in a row now, they've been cautious and tried to find a cause for it. I've worked on getting my arm back in shape and fixing any small mechanical issues," he stated...

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