Found February 01, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
Very good news has arrived for the Baltimore Orioles and their young star third baseman Manny Machado. On Friday, Machado received clearance to resume "some" baseball activities. ESPN.com's Stephania Bell reports that Machado visited Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who performed Machado's knee surgery in October, on Friday and passed many physical tests.Dr. ElAtrrache gave the third baseman clearance to begin running, hitting, and fielding drills. He also expressed satisfaction in the young player's progress. Said ElAttrache,"He has worked exceptionally hard to get where he is, and we haven't rushed him. It's just a function of who he is as an athlete."Machado himself understands that he still has much work to do to get back into the starting lineup, but he is optimistic that he will play on Opening Day or soon afterward. He knows to keep working and looking ahead to the ultimate goal. Said Machado,"It looks like all the hard work is paying off. I&...
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