Found September 05, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado's bruised right thumb flared up in Wednesday night's 7-5 win over the Dodgers forcing him out of the game after the fourth inning. Arenado jammed the thumb on an inside fastball from Dodgers starter Edinson Volquez in a third-inning at-bat but the rookie said he's been battling through the injury for about a month. The bruise is located on his inner thumb in the padding near the base of the finger. In the top of the fourth Arenado left a throw to first short and he said the error resulted from his inflamed thumb. "I've been dealing with it for about a month now … whenever [I] get jammed" Arenado said. "Even when you hit it on the barrel but not squarely on the barrel it just pushes against it. It's been hurting for awhile now. So today I actually hit the ball pretty good too and it just hurt it strung real bad and when I threw that ball to first I couldn't even finish." DJ LeMahieu replaced Arenado a...
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