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Diamondbacks rookie center fielder Adam Eaton is expected to miss between six and eight weeks with a sprained ligament in his left elbow, the team announced Friday afternoon.
Eaton, expected to be the starter in center, first felt the injury in a game against the Dodgers on Monday. He was removed a half-inning after sliding headfirst into third base on a triple, although it is not known if that was what caused the injury.
Eaton was hitting .390 with two home runs, three stolen bases and 10 RBI in 59 spring training at-bats, and he was expected to break camp atop the D-backs' lineup.
The 24-year-old Eaton acknowledged the injury on Twitter.
Thank you for all of your support! You know that I will work my butt of to get back in there. It will be sooner than later. WinTheWest Adam Eaton (@AdamSpankyEaton) March 22, 2013
Gerardo Parra and A.J. Pollock are the candidates to replace Eaton in center.
Right fielder Cody Ross' availability for Opening Day also is in question beca...
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Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Adam Eaton will miss six
to eight weeks after being diagnosed with a left elbow UCL sprain, the team has
OFFICIAL: @dbacks OF @adamspankyeaton will miss 6-8 weeks with left elbow UCL sprain
— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) March 22, 2013
Eaton was removed from an exhibition game earlier this week after
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