Found May 25, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates last night, but they lost closer Jim Henderson to a hamstring injury in the process. Henderson suffered the injury while throwing a pitch to Pirates catcher Russell Wilson, and manager Ron Roenicke told reporters – including Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel – that he believes the closer could be out for an extended period. "We'll re-evaluate it tomorrow and see where we are," he said. "I don't think it's going to be just a day." Henderson landed awkwardly after the pitch to Martin. Afterward, he spoke with the team’s medical staff and Roenicke before throwing a warmup pitch. After that loan throw, he exited the game. For his part, Henderson isn’t so sure that he’s going to require an extended stretch on the disabled list. Where he and Roenicke could agree was that nothing will be known until he tests the hamstring today. "I know it looked awkward, but it happened on the pitch, not the play," said Henderson. "I've never had hamstring problems before, so I have no idea (of the severity). It could be something as simple as a cramp. We'll see how it feels in the morning." Henderson had replaced John Axford as the Brewers’ closer earlier this season. The 30-year-old was fantastic since taking the job, as he posted an ERA of 0.92 with a 0.814 WHIP over 15 appearances spanning 19 2/3 innings. Roenicke replaced him by former closer Francisco Rodriguez, who could slide into the role if Henderson is required to miss a significant amount of time. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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