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Postby Nemyar » Thu May 01, 2008 1:57 pm

Swung hard and missed at a pitch, immediately went to the ground clutching his upper left arm/shoulder area. He left the game.
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Postby BUCCOFAN » Thu May 01, 2008 2:06 pm

This is rediculous.......

Please give me good news, Cause I am "dying here"

First Posada, then Tulowitzki, and now Upton? :~( All in one week!!!!!
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Postby DetroitTigers » Thu May 01, 2008 2:18 pm

This doesn't sound good at all. How long does it usually take to recover from a separated shoulder??
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Postby dssguy99 » Thu May 01, 2008 2:21 pm

Is that what they said happened? Seperated shoulder? Unless they damaged something they usually come back pretty quick from this.
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Postby haymarket » Thu May 01, 2008 2:33 pm

The Rays tv guys said that this was something that happened to him about once a year. If thats the case, then all them Tampa Bay fans around here can probably shed a little more light on the situation.
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Postby Snakes Gould » Thu May 01, 2008 2:36 pm

sounds like the shoulder popped out of the socket. i know hanley did this last year and ended up ok. im hoping :-o
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Re: BJ Upton hurt

Postby dssguy99 » Thu May 01, 2008 2:36 pm

Ya, as long as not veins or muscles broke he will be back in a few days.
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Re: BJ Upton hurt

Postby CruiseJD » Thu May 01, 2008 2:37 pm

:-o
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Re: BJ Upton hurt

Postby misterigloo » Thu May 01, 2008 2:40 pm

Yeah... BJ Upton, Tulowitzki, Hank Blalock (I just dropped), Rich Harden, Jake Westbrook, Pedro, Duchscherer (I just traded)

I am not lucky this year
Let's go Oliver Perez and his METS!
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Re: BJ Upton hurt

Postby divelaw71 » Thu May 01, 2008 3:15 pm

The latest from Rotoworld:

B.J. Upton is day-to-day with a left shoulder strain suffered during a swing on Thursday.

Last time it happened in 2006, Upton missed five games before returning. A similar absence is possible this time. Nathan Haynes would fill in for him in center field.

Not good, but if this is accurate we dodged a bullet
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