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Postby Don G. » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:44 pm

oakland a's official site says ankle injury.
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Postby wrveres » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:44 pm

this off of CBS ..

Back to Swisher's injury, there are conflicting reports out right now. He definitely turned an ankle or hyperextended his right knee, but a couple of reports have him straining a right hamstring to a lower leg injury. We'll keep an ear to the ground and wait for official word from the club.
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Postby wrveres » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:47 pm

The official word on Swisher's injury is a strained right hamstring. Interesting. As his ankle certainly looked like it took a turn. That's bad news for Swish, as hamstring injuries can linger and be mighty tricky.
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Postby sox 06 » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:48 pm

I just got Wang/Matsui back, then I had to put Glaus/Harden on the DL. Swisher better not go on the DL :-t :~( :-P !+)
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Postby Don G. » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:49 pm

Man what a bummer. I wonder how long he'll be out.
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Postby SweetAurillia » Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:51 pm

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Postby Don G. » Tue Apr 24, 2007 4:17 pm

How long before we know if he gets DL'd?
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Postby SlightlyStoopid » Tue Apr 24, 2007 4:22 pm

Knowing the A's, most likely he will be day to day for 4 or 5 days and then be DLed, if at all. With so many conflicting reports we won't know for sure. The A's aren't usually very forthcoming with injury news.
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Postby Don G. » Tue Apr 24, 2007 4:28 pm

Just out of curiousity (and fear), could he have torn his hamstring?
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Postby nbb23 » Tue Apr 24, 2007 4:40 pm

Was watching the game and it only looked like a sprained ankle. Not sure how long that will keep him out though. I think the broadcasters said it was his hamstring, but from everything I saw I don't see how that is really possible. It really looks like just a sprained ankle though. Guess we will have to wait and see how long he is out.
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