Billy Hamilton Sprains Knuckles Making Catch – RealGM Wiretap
Billy Hamilton sprained knuckles on his left hand while making a diving catch
against the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
Carlos Gomez lined Homer Bailey's first pitch hard toward the gap in
right-center field. Hamilton stretched all-out for the diving catch Wholesale Jerseys Free
Shipping , landing hard on his left side.
Hamilton didn't bat in the bottom half of the inning.
He hurt the middle finger on his left hand while sliding into base during the
opening week of the season and missed two games.
"Unfortunately, it's the same hand that he hurt in New York," Bryan Price
said. "We're optimistic that he'll only miss a day or two, but we won't know for
a day or two."
Angels Lose Richards For 6 9 Months – RealGM Wiretap
Garrett Richards will be out six to nine months after an MRI showed he
suffered a torn left patellar tendon, the Los Angeles Angels have announced.
"You're going to be thinking of Garrett once every fifth day when he was out
there," Mike Scioscia said. "You might not be able to replace that, but it
doesn't mean that we're not going to be able to reach our goal as a cumulative
Richards is scheduled to undergo surgery Friday.
He sustained the injury Wednesday night against the Boston Red Sox while
covering first base in the second inning.
The Angels are 19-7 when Richards starts this season, but just 56-43 when
anyone else does.
Buchholz To Get Second Opinion From Dr Andrews – RealGM Wiretap
Frustrated by a shoulder injury, Clay Buchholz will seek a second opinion
from Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Florida.
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John Farrell said, is that Buchholz will gain some "peace of mind" from his
Buchholz has not pitched since June 8 and has thrown just 11 23 innings since
May 22. He complained of soreness during a bullpen session Sunday in Oakland,
bringing his throwing program to a halt.
"I think given all that Clay has dealt with, the start-and-stop throwing
process, the rehab process associated with the shoulder, neck, all that, as
we've said many times he's extremely frustrated with it," Farrell said.
"It seemed like he'd turned the corner with it on the trip to Seattle and the
throwing he was doing Wholesale NFL Jerseys , but
it hasn't. To get some verification, clarification from Dr. Andrews to put his
mind at ease is probably as important as anything he's dealing with from a
Steinbrenner Yankees Disappointed In A Rod – RealGM Wiretap
Hal Steinbrenner says that at times the Yankees have been "disappointed" in
Steinbrenner's comments come a day after Brian Cashman said Rodriguez
"probably … couldn't live up to" his $275 million contract.
Rodriguez opted out of his original 10-year, $252 million contract following
his 2007 MVP season.
"That may be true. It's a big contract," Steinbrenner said. "That's a
philosophical argument, I guess. It's a big contract. We all hope he's going to
act like a Yankee and do the best he can to live up to it. How about that?"
A-Rod, is out until at least the All-Star break after undergoing a second hip
surgery in January and is currently under investigation by Major League Baseball
for his alleged involvement with the Biogenesis "anti-aging clinic" in Miami.
Brewers To Shift Ryan Braun Back To Left Field – RealGM Wiretap
Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Sunday that Ryan Braun will switch this
spring from right field to his former position.
Braun spent two seasons in right field after moving over from left. The
slugger was the National League Rookie of the Year in 2007 as a third baseman.
Counsell said the shift will benefit both the 2011 NL MVP and the team.