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MLB Injury News:
It is nearly a year now since Victor Martinez
destroyed his left knee during an off-season workout near his Orlando, Florida
home. The Tigers switch-hitter extraordinaire
managed to tear the anterior cruciate ligament and damage the medial and
lateral meniscus during a side-stride drill last January 13.
The former Cleveland Indian underwent micro fracture surgery, in the hope
that he would be back on the field in time for a Tigers pennant drive. Martinez, however, missed
not only the entire regular season, but the Tigers run to the 2012 World Series
as well. While his teammates hoisted flags and celebratory booze, Victor toiled
through a slow, steady rehabilitation program, designed to heal a left
knee that had been shredded.
Now, 31 days before the Tigers pitchers and catchers report to spring
training, and with nearly three months until Opening Day, the combo
DH-catcher-first baseman works out most days near Orlando under supervision of his
therapist Doug Alle...
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