TORONTO OUTFIELDER VERNON WELLS LEFT THE GAME IN THE TOP OF THE FIFTH INNING WITH AN APPARENT LEG INJURY.
Anybody see what happened?
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Snakes Gould wrote:i did indeed see what happened......
a huge blow to what?? they arent winning the division or wild card, so it doesnt matter much either way...
x_Momentum wrote:this is just depressing. i have both alex rios and vernon wells on my fantasy team. and rios is out indefinitely for a while. i don`t want to lose wells too, this is my week to take over the lead. any words on how wells is doing?
TORONTO -- Blue Jays center fielder Vernon Wells left Friday's 8-1 win against Phillies in the fourth inning with a mild left hamstring injury.
Toronto manager John Gibbons said the club won't know until Saturday whether or not Wells will miss any games.
"He'll be OK," Gibbons said. "It's a mild strain or a cramp in the hamstring. We'll know more [on Saturday]."
After grounding out to second base to end the fourth inning, Wells hunched over in obvious discomfort before walking back to the dugout. In the fifth, outfielder Reed Johnson took over in center for Wells, who was 1-for-3 with a run scored against Philadelphia.
Losing Wells for any amount of time would be a significant blow for Toronto. The two-time American League Gold Glove Award winner is hitting .315 with 20 home runs, 62 RBIs and 180 total bases in 76 games for the Blue Jays.
Toronto is already without right fielder Alex Rios, who has been hospitalized for the last two days with a left leg infection. Both outfielders are candidates to play for the AL team in the upcoming All-Star Game.
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