Found November 28, 2012 on MLB Injury News:
The Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Rays had all been “aggressive” suitors for free agent infielder Jeff Keppinger before he broke his leg, reports Buster Olney of ESPN. Three teams that had been aggressive on Jeff Keppinger before he broke his leg were the Cubs, Diamondbacks and Rays. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 27, 2012 Keppinger recently broke his right fibula after tripping down a flight of stairs at his home. Despite the injury, the 32-year-old plans on being ready to return by mid-January. Keppinger signed with the Rays last offseason and hit .325/.367/.439 with 15 doubles, one triple and nine home runs over 385 at-bats. He owns a career line of .288/.337/.396 over eight seasons at the major league level and has experience manning each infield position. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + ''; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();

Keppinger falls down stairs

Free agent infielder Jeff Keppinger fell down the steps at his home and broke his right fibula. Needless to say, that puts a dent on his free agency hopes. 

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