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MLB Injury News:
The San Diego Padres have one of the National League's top rookies in second baseman Jedd Gyorko. Unfortunately, they may have to play without their rookie sensation for a while. Gyorko left Sunday's game with the Colorado Rockies in the tenth inning after hurting his right groin while running the bases. Examination on Monday should reveal the extent of the injury.
Gyorko was running from first to second when he injured his groin. He singled with one out in the tenth and hurt himself trying to beat out a fielder's choice. MLB.com's Corey Brock, who broke the story, tweeted the news:
#Padres Gyorko left the game with an injury of sorts to his right groin. Black said he's a little concerned. Gyorko hopes it's a cramp.
— Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) June 10, 2013
Gyorko is third in hitting (.284) among National League rookies with 100+ at bats. He is second in home runs (8) and RBI (25), trailing only Atlanta's Evan Gattis in each category. Gyorko stated that he hopes his injury is only a cramp, which would mean that he will not have to miss significant time. Said Gyorko,
"Hopefully, it's just a cramp. It happened on the last
step before I slid. When I got inside the dugout, it spasmed pretty bad."
The Padres are 29-34, fourth place in the N.L. West, as play begins on June 10.
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