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MARCO SCUTARO RUMORS

Marco Scutaro Undergoes Back Surgery, Career In Jeopardy

San Francisco Giants infielder Marco Scutaro underwent back surgery on Monday and his career may be over. In a conference call on Monday, Giants general manager Brian Sabean said that Scutaro has a fusion procedure performed and it will be 4-6 months before it is known if Scutaro can continue his baseball career. Scutaro had the surgery on Friday and it was performed by Dr. Michael...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Former Sox IF Marco Scutaro's Career Over?

The Red Sox signed Marco Scutaro as a free agent in 2009—and he went on to have two decent seasons in Boston. He hit .284 in his time here and played a solid shortstop. Now, at age 39, his career may be over due to extensive spinal fusion surgery performed on Sunday. The L2 and L3 vertebrae in Scutaro's back were fused—resulting in a four- to six-month recovery period. At his...
Via FenwayNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants second baseman Scutaro has back surgery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has undergone back surgery that could end his career. Giants general manager Brian Sabean announced during a conference call Monday that Scutaro had the fusion procedure performed by Dr. Michael Wang in Miami on Friday to alleviate the troublesome area at level L-2/L-3 of his spine. It will be four-to-six months...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro not expected to return this year

The San Francisco Giants fell to 68-62 on the season following a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Monday. At five games behind in the division and second in the wild card race, the Giants have a good chance at a playoff push down the stretch. They'll have to do so without veteran infielder Marco Scutaro, who is likely to out for the rest of the season. #452152814 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Marco Scutaro plays five innings in rehab start

The San Francisco Giants lost on Monday to the Oakland A's by the score of 5-0. The loss dropped the Giants to 49-40 on the season, second in the National League West. The Giants have struggled offensively, just 20th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. There is good news on the injury front, as second baseman Marco Scutaro continues to progress in his rehab, playing five innings...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro takes batting practice

In a battle of division leaders, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves on Saturday by the score of 3-1. The Giants, who are 13th in the league in runs scored, but 5th in staff ERA, improved to 19-11 on the season. They have played the entire season without the services of second baseman Marco Scutaro. But there is good news on Scutaro, who resumed batting practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants seem unlikely to pursue trade to shore up 2B

According to Henry Schulman, it seems unlikely that the San Francisco Giants will make a trade to fill in at second base while Marco Scutaro recovers from a chronic back injury.By Michael Marconi (NLCS MVP Marco Scutaro) via Wikimedia CommonsScutaro, 38, has yet to suit up for the Giants this season. Meanwhile, Brandon Hicks and Jaoquin Arias have split second base duty thus far...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Scutaro looking forward to healthy season

The setbacks that limited Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro to 127 games last year have done nothing to tarnish the optimism and gusto he brings to the game. Scutaro arrived at San Francisco's spring training headquarters Tuesday and announced he intends to play a full season. A bad back and occasional neck trouble plagued him the entire 2013 season and a mangled left pinkie...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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