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sunnyblue



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PostPosted: Mon 6/10/19 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I sure wish him the best! I'm glad he will be OK.
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PostPosted: Fri 6/14/19 5:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He is back in Boston now, has been for a couple of days.
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PostPosted: Wed 6/19/19 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, Nationals ace Max Scherzer broke his nose while bunting in batting practice yesterday. I was thinking of posting this in "Strange Injuries", but I'm not sure it's strange enough, LOL. I guess it's only "strange" to American League pitchers Laughing who don't see the necessity for BP!

Anyway, best wishes to him.
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PostPosted: Wed 6/19/19 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And he is pitching tonight, against the Phillies.
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PostPosted: Sat 7/6/19 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wishing the best to Indians RHP Carlos Carrasco, who has revealed that he's on a leave of absence from the team after having been diagnosed with leukemia.
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PostPosted: Mon 7/8/19 10:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As if things haven't gone bad enough for the Angels over the past week, catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered a broken nose and concussion in a home plate collision during Sunday's loss to the Astros at Minute Maid Park. It happened when Astros baserunner Jake Marisnick barreled over Lucroy, and maybe this should be continued in the Controversies thread...but meanwhile, a speedy recovery to JL.
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PostPosted: Sat 7/13/19 10:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Big Papi has recently undergone his third surgery following the shooting in the D.R. that took place last month.

Best wishes also to Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay, who underwent throat surgery this week and will be away from the booth for a few weeks.
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PostPosted: Sun 7/14/19 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, this thread is getting too much action, with the announcement that Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Best wishes to a true great!
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PostPosted: Mon 7/15/19 3:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wish them all a good recovery. The way Gibson has always battled I would not be surprised to see him beat this down.
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PostPosted: Tue 7/30/19 7:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Big Papi" has finally been released from Massachusetts General Hospital. The former Red Sox player is in good spirits following a lengthy stay and several surgeries related to his gunshot wound of June 9.
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PostPosted: Tue 9/10/19 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seriously, I'm not sure why I forgot to post this last week, but Dodgers rookie pitcher Dustin May was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb, during a game in Arizona on September 1. He passed concussion protocol, but man, that sure hurt to watch.

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(May) said it helped that the ball got a slight piece of his glove before it hit the band on the side of his hat.

“I’m really just kind of upset that I didn’t catch it,” said May, the Dodgers’ No. 2 prospect per MLB Pipeline. “We’ve just got to look at the positives, that I’m OK.”

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PostPosted: Mon 9/16/19 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Braves infielder Charlie Culberson is the latest to suffer the injury of being hit in the face by a pitch, having been hospitalized after taking a fastball to the eye from Nationals reliever Fernando Rodney, an incident which took place during Sunday's 10-1 win over D.C. in Washington.

Then there are the Angels' two key players both going down. I'll post more about that in the team thread.
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PostPosted: Mon 9/16/19 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Charlie's a good guy. I wish him a quick recovery! I'm guessing we'll probably face the Braves in the playoffs again.
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PostPosted: Tue 9/17/19 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hall of Fame manager Whitey Herzog has suffered a stroke.

Best wishes to him.
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PostPosted: Mon 9/30/19 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

While we had some down time, there was a scary moment for Mark Langston, whose heart actually stopped beating. Fortunately, he's recovering well, although he still doesn't know what caused the problem.
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PostPosted: Tue 10/1/19 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am wishing him all the best.
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PostPosted: Wed 10/2/19 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Me, too. He's one tough guy!
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