MLB Injury Notes

May 18, 2009

The Milwaukee Brewers were dealt a blow when Second Baseman Richie Weeks went down with a wrist injury.  He is lost for the season.  Weeks was hitting .272 with 28 Runs, 9 HRs, and 24 RBIs.  Casey McGehee, who is hitting .188 in 11 games will see more time at 2B.  Craig Counsell will also play the position, but at 38 years old, he’s not likely to play every day.  He is doing well though with a .324 average in 28 games.

Carlos Delgado will have his hip scoped.  The procedure could cost him a couple of months or more.  Fernando Tatis and Jeremy Reed will man First Base until Delgado can return.

The Cardinals got a three-pack of good news when they learned that Chris Carpenter and Rick Ankiel will be back on Wednesday and Ryan Ludwick should be able to return when he’s eligible to come off the DL.

Cincinnati’s Joey Votto will get checked out by doctors to try and find the cause of his recent dizzy spell.  Adam Rosales has been getting time at First Base for the Reds.

Kevin Youkilis started a rehab assignment with Triple-A Pawtucket.  He went hitless in his debut with the club, but he felt good. 

Vladimir Guerrero is set to begin a rehab assignmnet for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. If all goes well, he could be back in the Angels’ lineup early next week.

Pat Burrell landed on the DL with a neck injury.  Ben Zobrist will continue to fill in for Burrell.

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3 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Larry
    May 18th, 2009 at 9:59 pm #

    Weeks is a big blow for the Brew Crew
    So is Delgado for the Mets
    Red sox really need Youks,,He has become the Heart and soul of that team. (I hate him)

  2. LestersLegends
    May 18th, 2009 at 10:02 pm #

    Yeah, that’s too bad. I like the Brew Crew. If Delgado can come back in two months like A-Rod, they’ll be OK, but he’s not as young as A-Rod. I love Youkilis. Go figure. He’s a Yankee version of Paul O’Neill. Tough out. Tons of passion. I hated him.

  3. Larry
    May 18th, 2009 at 10:06 pm #

    Good comparison..

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