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Thursday, May 22, 2014

SI.com: Rangers’ 1B Fielder ‘seriously considering’ season-ending surgery.

Oof. 

Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is “seriously considering” season-ending surgery, according to a report on Thursday from Jeff Wilson of The Star-Telegram.

Fielder would undergo the surgery to correct a herniated disc in his neck. He had a nerve-root injection over the weekend to help alleviate the pain, but as Wilson points out, “the shot doesn’t remove the chunk of disc from the nerve that is pinched and is causing weakness in Fielder’s left arm.” Because of that weakness, he was scratched from the Rangers’ lineup on Tuesday vs. the visiting Mariners.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Ump taps Torii Hunter on face during scrum; MLB reportedly reviewing

As with baseball scrums, there was a lot of standing around and yelling, but no actual fighting. That’s pretty standard when it comes to benches clearing incidents. There was contact though. Umpire Paul Nauert gently tapped (slapped?) Hunter in the face in an effort to calm him down.

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