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Posted on: March 6, 2012 10:29 pm
Edited on: March 6, 2012 10:52 pm
 

Injury roundup: Hart, Longoria, Utley and more

Corey HartBy Dayn Perry

Notes on some maladies and afflictions from around baseball on Tuesday ... 

  • Rays third sacker and AL MVP candidate Evan Longoria has no idea when his injured right hand will allow him to join the lineup. He might, however, begin hitting off a tee on Wednesday. [Tampa Tribune]
  • Brewers right fielder Corey Hart was recently diagnosed with torn cartilage in his knee and on Tuesday underwent successful arthroscopic surgery this week. He'll miss three to four weeks almost certainly open the season on the DL, just as he did in 2011. [MLB.com]

  • Phillies second baseman Chase Utley still has no clear timetable for his return from chronic knee problems. 

    “We talked about him not playing for the first week or two weeks,” manager Charlie Manuel said. “We’re going to ease him into it. We know he’ll be ready when the bell rings. We just want to make sure he’s as fresh and as healthy as he can possibly be on Opening Day.” [The Zo Zone]

  • David Wright of the Mets is hampered by a ribcage injury, and he won't be able to see any Grapefruit League action until at least next week, manager Terry Collins told reporters. Wright is lifting weights and not experiencing any discomfort, but the Mets are taking a conservative approach with their third baseman. [Newark Star-Ledger]
  • Good news for the wondrously named Freddie Freeman, who was in the lineup on Tuesday well ahead of schedule. Freeman dislocated his left kneecap early in camp and was initially expected to be out for up to two weeks. 

    “I felt good,” Freeman said afterward. “I had no problems. I wasn’t even thinking about it. I’m not going to go out there if I didn’t feel like I could do it. It felt good swinging. It felt good fielding. I was able to come off the bag when holding on runners and go back just in case there was a throw back." [Atlanta Journal Constitution]

  • Nationals outfielder Michael Morse, fresh off his 31-homer breakout campaign of 2011, was a late scratch today because of a strained lat muscle. He's listed as day-to-day. [Washington Post]

  • Astros catcher Humberto Quintero will receive a cortisone shot on Wednesday and then head back to Houston to have his injured back examined. He hopes to be in the lineup on Friday against Toronto. [MLB.com]

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Posted on: October 10, 2011 4:57 pm
Edited on: October 10, 2011 6:11 pm
 

Putting the 'tube' in tubesock at the NLCS

By C. Trent Rosecrans

MILWAUKEE -- After getting to Miller Park a little early today, I decided to pick up a little something to remember my trip to Milwaukee, so I stopped by the team store to check out what I could bring back home.

I quickly learned the one thing they like here more than the old MB ball in glove logo (which is awesome), is their sausage mascots. They like it so much, that there's an entire section of the store dedicated to the the bratwurst, hot dog, polish sausage, italian sausage and chorizo called "The Meat Locker."

So what's it like? Well, I figured you'd love to get a taste of Milwaukee and what sausage-branded materials you could buy. I was.



 
What did I end up getting?


 

Yep, they're comfy and a little spicy, but functional. I feel like it was $12 well spent (you know, ballpark prices), but somehow I'm guessing my wife may not agree.

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