Found July 27, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Seattle Mariners' catcher Mike Zunino was placed on the disabled list Friday with a broken hamate bone in his left hand.  He is expected to miss five to six weeks. As reported by Greg Johns of MLB.com, "Zunino fractured the bone while swinging the bat in the third inning of Thursday's 8-2 victory over the Twins, but remained in the game for another inning before being replaced by veteran Henry Blanco." " Zunino initially thought a foul ball off his wrist had aggravated a previous sore spot, but it turned out he broke the hamate bone on a swing and miss in his second at-bat of Thursday's game. He'll undergo surgery early next week after an MRI exam Friday morning revealed the fracture." The injury leaves the Mariners with 41 year old Henry Blanco and recently signed Humberto Quintero as the catchers. Blanco, who was signed on June 14 when the Mariners released Kelly Shoppach, is batting only .156 in 11 games. Quintero, who was recently designated for assignment by the Philadelphia Phillies,  was signed as a free agent. He is a career .235 hitter. Zunino has played in 29 games as a rookie this season. He is batting .242 with 2 home runs and 10 runs batted in.
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