Found March 26, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Baltimore Orioles utility player Wilson Betemit collapsed yesterday during an exhibition contest with what was initially described as a knee injury. The O’s have since announced that Betemit has suffered a Grade 2/3 posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) tear and “associated injuries,” according to Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports. Betemit sustained the injury while running the bases in the fifth inning of yesterday’s spring training game. He rolled from side to side in evident pain and ultimately had to be carted off the field. This is a worst-case as far as MRI results go, as it revealed a tear. The associated injuries could also be serious, but the team is expected to announce more on the injury today. Betemit hit .261/.322/.422 with 19 doubles and 12 home runs last season for the Orioles. Kubatko notes that his injury increases the likelihood that Ryan Flaherty makes the team, and it also opens the door for one of the right-handed-hitting outfield/first base types – such as Steve Pearce or Connor Jackson. Baltimore could also elect to replace Betemit with Russ Canzler. 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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