Found June 14, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin exited last night’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays with a mild left wrist sprain, according to Master Tesfatsion of MLB.com. Martin suffered the injury in the eighth inning when he landed on his wrist while diving for what became a two-run double by Edwin Encarnacion. He was clearly favoring the wrist when he got up, and he later said that he couldn’t flex his hand at the time. Luckily for Martin and the Rangers, X-rays came back negative and he believes he’s OK, as does manager Ron Washington. "There's no serious damage," Washington said. "From a distance, I thought it was his shoulder, but it's his wrist." While the Rangers don’t believe this is an ailment that will require an extended stint on the disabled list, Washington did say that Martin will not be in the team’s lineup today against Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle. This has more to do with Martin not seeing starts against southpaws than it does his injury. In his third year with the Rangers, Martin has hit .261/.315/.410 with three doubles, four triples, three home runs and eight stolen bases in 10 attempts over 149 plate appearances. Craig Gentry replaced the 25-year-old in center field last night. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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