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MLB Injury News:
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez missed last
night’s contest against the San Francisco Giants due to a neck injury. He told
reporters – including Steve Dilbeck of The Los Angeles Times – that he hopes to
be back in the lineup today.
Gonzalez sustained his neck injury Wednesday when he
collided with an umpire while chasing a foul ball. The soreness didn’t actually
set in until Thursday’s off day, and the injury kept him up through the night.
He said he couldn’t sleep because he would inadvertently turn his neck and wake
up with “a shooting pain.”
While he wasn’t able to play yesterday, he was hoping that a
combination of medication, treatment and the use of a neck brace would help him
sleep better last night and play today.
Prior to sustaining his neck ailment, Gonzalez was off to a
nice start for the Dodgers. The slugger is hitting .330/.393/.495 with seven
doubles and three home runs over 112 plate appearances.
The injury bug hasn’t been kind to the Dodgers this season.
They’ve already lost Zack Greinke to a broken collarbone, while Ted Lilly and
Hanley Ramirez are the latest to go down with injuries.
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