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MLB Injury News:
Milwaukee Brewers can breathe a sigh of relief. Power-hitting third baseman
Aramis Ramirez underwent an MRI on his sprained left knee on March 4, one day
after leaving the Brewers’ Spring Training game against the Los Angeles Angels.
The results released on March 5 showed no structural damage. Ramirez
will sit out for seven to ten days – and possibly two full weeks – while the
The news that Ramirez’s knee has no further damage sets well with
the team. The Brewers have already suffered their share of knee problems.
Outfielder/first baseman Corey Hart will miss until at least late April due to knee
surgery, and Mat Gamel – Hart’s intended replacement -- is out for the season
with a torn ACL in his right knee.
discussed the progress that his knee has already begun to show. Said Ramirez, "It's a lot better. The way it felt the other day
I thought I would be on crutches right now. I was a little scared. It was
pretty sore. I didn't know what to expect. But everything is coming back good.”
age 33, is beginning his second year with the Brewers. In 2012, he hit .300
with 27 HR, and 105 RBI. The Brewers brought him in to provide
some of the power that they lost when Prince Fielder signed with the Detroit
Tigers before the 2012 season. He played 149 games in each of the past two seasons. The knee sprain occurred early enough in Spring Training so that it will not jeopardize his regular-season action.
League Baseball, Brewers Injury Report, mlb.mlb.com as of March 5, 2013.
Ramirez Player Page, brewers.mlb.com.
Haudricourt, Aramis Ramirez Expects to Miss 7-10 Days, jsonline.com,
March 5, 2013.
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