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The Oakland A's had a two man bench last night courtesy of injuries to Josh Reddick and Scott Sizemore. Sizemore has been out since last Wednesday when he hurt his knee chasing a pop up. The injury was thought to be minor, but it is not clearing up. He will go for an MRI today tweeted Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle last night.
Sizemore is going to get an MRI tomorrow but it's clear #Athletics will have to make some personnel move.
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) April 10, 2013
The concern with Sizemore is a potential tear, but until the results of the MRI are back, the extent of the injury is not clear. Sizemore said he hopes it's just scar tissue.
Sizemore said that scar-tissue tearing might be "best-case scenario" for strange tightness he felt in surgically repaired knee tonight.
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) April 10, 2013
Sizemore had left knee surgery last March. He sat out for the entire 2012 season but came back ready to go this year. The knee sprain - as it is currently diagnosed - is certainly a setback, but Sizemore and the A's are hoping the injury isn't anymore severe. Another tear could cost Sizemore the rest of this season.
Sizemore has only played two game so far this season and has one hit, a double. In his career, he is a .238/.328/.381 hitter. The A's will likely have to make some moves to replace him even if Sizemore does not end up on the DL.
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