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MLB Injury News:
Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks, who left Wednesday night's game in the 8th innning, returned to Milwaukee to have an MRI on his left hamstring.
As reported by Adam McCalvy of MLB.com,
Weeks was examined by Brewers head physician William Raasch and it appeared the Weeks had suffered a serious hamstring strain. As a result, Weeks will be placed on the 15-day disabled list prior to the team's series against the Seattle Mariners.
"I know which way I would like to go," Roenicke said Thursday morning. "I
think it will help when Raasch sees Rickie and gives us a timetable of
what he thinks."
The Brewers have been hampered with hamstring injuries all season. Closer Jim Henderson when down in May, Marco Estrada missed two months, Yovani Gallardo is currently on the DL, and now Rickie Weeks went down. The injures come as a surprise to the training staff who focuses heavily on injury prevention.
The injury to Weeks leaves the Brewers thin at second base. Jeff Bianchi started at second base for Thursday's afternoon series finale. Bianchi is in his second Major League season and is batting .247 with 17 rbi's in 63 games. It Weeks missed significant time, the Brewers will have to consider roster moves to add a second baseman.
Weeks is batting only .209 with 10 home runs and 24 rbi's in 350 at bats. He is a career .247 hitter with 140 home runs and 401 rbi's in 3,804 at bats.
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Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the remainder of the season with a strained left hamstring, the club announced Friday.
Weeks was injured while running to first base in the eighth inning of Wednesday night's game in San Francisco. After hitting a ground ball, Weeks dropped his bat and appeared to alter his stride to avoid the bat.
The Brewers placed Weeks...
Another injury overshadowed a good performance on the field, as Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks left the game in the eighth inning of Wednesday's 6-1 victory with a strained left hamstring.
While the Brewers officially list Weeks as day-to-day, manager Ron Roenicke said a trip to the disabled list is likely. The club will wait to make a decision on Weeks until...
Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks is headed back to Milwaukee to get an MRI exam on his left hamstring and is likely going on the disabled list.
Weeks left the team before the finale of a four-game series at the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. He injured his hamstring trying to beat out an infield grounder in the eighth inning of Milwaukee's 6-1 win on Wednesday night.
Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the remainder of the 2013 season as he will undergo surgery on his injured left hamstring reports Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Weeks suffered the injury in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Giants.
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Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks recently suffered a hamstring injury that was severe enough to require further evaluation.
Following an MRI, Weeks has been diagnosed with a torn left hamstring, an
ailment that will require surgery and sideline him for the remainder of the
season, according to Todd Rosiak of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Rickie Weeks out for...
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