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DENVER -- Juan Uribe could land on the disabled list with a wrist injury, Manager Don Mattingly said.
We should know a lot by tomorrow, Mattingly said.
The Dodgers have day off on Thursday before they start a three-game series in Chicago against the Cubs. Mattingly said he doesnt want to play short-handed for long.
Uribe re-injured his left wrist in batting practice on Tuesday. A related injury cost him five games earlier this month.
Uribe said his wrist felt worse on Tuesday than it did earlier this month. Asked if he thought he might land on the disabled list, Uribe said, No.
Uribe is hitting .267 with seven runs batted in.
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