Found March 04, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The New York Mets are getting close.  Can't you feel it?  They have toughed out the Bernie Madoff scandal, reduced payroll, and rebuilt the club.  They are probably not a contender this year, but the club is getting close to being good.  They just need to stay healthy. Here are your Mets injury notes: Kirk Nieuwenhuis suffered a knee injury yesterday in an attempted steal of second base.  When he hit the bag, Nieuwenhuis came up limping.  The Mets and Nieuwenhuis do not think the injury is serious, and the 25-year says it's just a bruise.  Adam Rubin of ESPN New York says Nieuwenhuis has not seen a doctor for the injury.  Andy Martino of the New York Daily News says Nieuwenhuis does plan to see a doctor.  He had to leave the field with the assistance of a cart, so the diagnosis of a knee bruise may be premature.   Martino also said pitcher Zack Wheeler is set to return soon.  The pitching prospect strained his oblique but is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Tuesday or Wednesday of this week.   Johan Santana was not supposed to throw off a mound for a while still, but he did just that yesterday.  Anthony DiComo of MLB.com says Santana felt good enough to throw off a mound for the first time since February 19th.   Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";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') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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