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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Cubs give Kris Bryant a day off but maintain he’s in a ‘good place’

No, Kris Bryant is not hurt. His absence from the lineup Saturday afternoon has nothing to do with his left shoulder.

“This was part of the three-day in advance lineups and today was his day,” Joe Maddon said. “That’s it.”

OK, so…story over?

Not quite. Bryant isn’t hurt, but he is slumping and it’s understandable fans go straight to freaking out after the way 2018 went, when the former NL MVP battled the shoulder injury all season that kept him out of the lineup and made him look off at the plate even when he was on the field.

So, he’s at The Newberry, in other words?

QLE Posted: April 14, 2019 at 07:10 AM | 6 comment(s)
  Beats: cubs, kris bryant, shoulder

Friday, April 05, 2019

Pirates put OF Dickerson on injured list for shoulder strain

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have put outfielder Corey Dickerson on the 10-day injured list because of a strained right shoulder.

The Pirates made the move Thursday and reinstated right-hander Jordan Lyles from the injured list.

Dickerson said the injury didn’t happen on any particular play and instead was something that had built up over time. He will be shut down from throwing for an indefinite amount of time, but will be able to swing and run while rehabilitating his shoulder and is not expected to require surgery.

Is it just me, or is this start to the season more destructive than most?

 

QLE Posted: April 05, 2019 at 03:21 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: corey dickerson, disabled list, shoulder

 

 

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