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There’s a shot of Matt den Dekker’s cast which has been decked out in Mets’ Orange & Blue. Matt tweeted the photo with the good news that no surgery will be required.
One of the things I love about our staff here is how freaking enthusiastic they are about the team. In the space of about five minutes, I got no less than a dozen texts or emails about the good news on den Dekker.
Now that’s what I call Bleeding Orange & Blue…
Follow Matt on Twitter at @UpperDecker.
Get well soon, Matt…
Original Post 3/24
X-rays have determined that Matt den Dekker has suffered a broken wrist.
He is on his way to the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, at which point it will be determined whether or not he needs surgery.
As I said earlier, it looked very serious and it was… He was in a lot of pain…
If he needs surgery, he will miss most of the season.
Tough break for Matt and the team….
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