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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mets’ infielder Jed Lowrie to have MRI of left knee

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets uttered that dreaded three-letter acronym for the first time in spring training, and it involved Jed Lowrie: MRI.

Starting a $20 million, two-year contract, the infielder noticed the back of his left knee started to hurt last weekend after he was running, an issue he never felt before. He will go for a scan on Thursday.

“It’s just one of those things we’ve got to get checked out,” the 34-year-old said Wednesday. “It started when I starting ramping things up and doing top-end speed stuff and batting practice. “I just kind of felt something in the back side of my knee.”

So, how long before the amputation takes place?

 

QLE Posted: February 21, 2019 at 04:28 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: jed lowrie, knees, mets being mets, mri

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Red Sox’ Dustin Pedroia says, in hindsight, he shouldn’t have had knee surgery

FORT MYERS, Fla.—As Dustin Pedroia readies for a comeback campaign, the Red Sox second baseman says, in hindsight, he would have handled his knee injury differently.

Pedroia underwent an operation in November 2017 that kept him sidelined for all but three games in the 2018 season. The 35-year-old veteran admitted Friday at JetBlue Park that if he could turn back time, he would decide against the cartilage restoration procedure.

“I wouldn’t have done it,” Pedroia said. “I don’t regret doing it, but looking back and knowing what I know now, I wouldn’t have done it.”

I have to wonder what this does to the way he’s remembered for posterity- it’s never a positive when your team does far better without you than they ever did with you.

 

QLE Posted: February 16, 2019 at 06:25 AM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: dustin pedroia, knees

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Molina rehabs from knee surgery, plans to play in mid-March

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina plans to begin playing spring training games in mid-March as he recovers from recent knee surgery.

The longtime star had a minor cleanup procedure on his left knee last month.

“Right now, I’m probably 50 percent with my knee,” Molina said Monday at the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up fan event. “I keep working on my rehab down there in Jupiter (Florida). We’re planning to be 100 percent ready.”

 

 

QLE Posted: January 22, 2019 at 07:55 AM | 7 comment(s)
  Beats: best shape of his life, knees, surgery, yadier molina

 

 

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