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Postby SoonerBob87 » Tue Aug 30, 2005 10:31 am

It sounds like Sheets is done for the season. An MRI revealed a tear of the latissimus dorsi, a muscle in the upper back that moves the shoulder. Brewers team physician Dr. William Raasch said the injury typically requires four weeks to two months to heal. ''There's a lot of swelling,'' Raasch said. ''We can't tell you how quickly he'll heal. Best-case scenario is 15 days, if he's feeling great. Worst case, two months.'' Either Victor Santos, Ben Hendrickson or Wes Obermueller could replace him in the rotation.

I need to know if I should ditch him now. I'd hate for an opponent to pick him up for the last three weeks of the season. Anyone?
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Postby bunter » Tue Aug 30, 2005 12:09 pm

Drop him.

The Brewers are not contenders this season... Even if Sheets feels better in 2 or 3 weeks... they have no reason in the world to put him back on the mount for 1 or 2 starts in the last weeks of a season with no meaning. If they were in a pennant race, it would be different... but it's not the case now.

I dropped him to pick up K. Escobar and this one is sitting on my DL until he comes back.
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Postby West Coast Fan » Wed Aug 31, 2005 10:56 pm

I dropped him as soon as I heard.
I agree that the Brewers won't risk bringing him back.
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Postby SoonerBob87 » Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:38 am

I dumped him too and picked up Sabathia to use against the Royals.
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