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Rotoworld wrote:Derek Lowe left Wednesday's game in the fifth inning with an undisclosed injury.
Whatever it was, he wasn't happy about it, as he threw his glove in the dugout. He might have strained a leg muscle. D.J. Houlton replaced him.
He walked off the mound in the fifth inning with a strained left groin, but he suffered the injury during a one inning emergency relief assignment in Sunday's 10-inning loss to the Mets.
Lowe is scheduled for an MRI Thursday morning, but if he couldn't do his job three days after being injured, chances are he'll be on the disabled list before he's back on the mound. He lands on the injured leg and said he feels a sharp pain every time.
LOS ANGELES: RHP Derek Lowe had an MRI exam done three hours before Thursday's game, but no results were released at game time. Lowe's injury had been listed as a strained left groin. ... Manager Grady Little said he hasn't made plans for an alternative starter if Lowe were forced to go on the DL, and said he'd make that decision if and when it's needed. ...
Derek Lowe-S- Dodgers Jul. 27 - 1:30 am et Rotoworld
While the Dodgers weren't discussing his MRI, Derek Lowe said Thursday that he could make his next start. Lowe left Wednesday's game due to a strained groin. "I'm doing good, doing good," he said. "I can't see it lingering on for a long time."
7/27: It looks like Derek Lowe owners can breathe a sigh of relief. Strength tests on the pitcher's groin suggested the strain was mild, and Lowe said he wasn't feeling any pain. It doesn't look like he'll have to miss a start because of the ailment, according to the LA Times. "We can't see it being serious," said Lowe. Results of an MRI will be known today. "I don't think it's going to be too bad," manager Grady Little said.
Lowe didn't experience any pain in his groin while throwing on flat ground Friday and plans to throw today off a mound
But Lowe wasn't ready to declare himself fit to make his next start.
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