jackie hayes wrote:jackie hayes wrote:From rotoworld, Ziegler to be out for 10 days:Brad Ziegler was taken for chest X-rays Sunday after a bout with the flu and asthma this past week.
A's team doctors want to make sure he doesn't have pneumonia. He's currently taking five medications and predicted that he won't be back to full strength for another 10 days. Look for the A's to place him on the disabled list fairly soon if the X-rays show anything suspicious. Oakland is likely to employ a committee of closers while he's out, but Andrew Bailey got the nod Saturday. May. 11 - 10:42 am et
Nuts. Hopefully they just put him on the dl soon. (Please?)
Hmm... Just checked the rotoworld link, and it doesn't say he'll be sidelined. Here's the whole thing:ZIEGLER'S AILMENTS: Reliever Brad Ziegler missed a week with the flu, then, after an asthma attack last week, was taken for chest X-rays to make sure he didn't have pneumonia. He's taking five medications and estimates he won't be back at full strength for another 10 days.
(From SF Chronicle.) "...won't be back at full strength..." doesn't mean "sidelined" (as rotoworld put it). I don't know if rotoworld is taking that from another source, or just making a mistake.
Rotoworld is basing it off the potential results of his X-rays. If results are good, he won't be sidelined. If it "shows anything suspicious", then he will