Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, November 19, 2012

(Anthony) Vasquez recovering from emergency brain surgery

I was not a fan of Vasquez when the Mariners inexplicably put him in their starting rotation in 2011. I am rooting 100% for him to pull through this…

Anthony Vasquez beat some long odds once already by reaching the Major Leagues for a brief stint as a starter with the Mariners in 2011, but the youngster from Texas won a far bigger battle over the weekend when he came out of emergency brain surgery in Phoenix with his life still intact.

Doctors discovered Vasquez, 26, had a ruptured blood vessel in his brain and performed 5 1/2 hours of surgery Friday after the former 18th-round Draft pick felt some problems with his vision while working out at the Mariners’ training complex in Peoria, Ariz., where he was recovering from a shoulder injury.

vortex of dissipation Posted: November 19, 2012 at 11:11 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: injury, seattle

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. depletion Posted: November 20, 2012 at 08:40 AM (#4306600)
Best of luck, Anthony.

Regards,
Tim
   2. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: November 20, 2012 at 02:29 PM (#4306892)
St. Joseph's in Phoenix (it's actually the Barrow Neurological Institute) is one of the best neuro places in the country. Ryan Westmoreland (and my mother, sister and aunt) went there as well. Good luck to Vasquez.
   3. Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: November 20, 2012 at 02:31 PM (#4306896)
Best wishes Anthony.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Kiko Sakata
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2016 June 27: Republican comeback after eight years? Yeah, on the baseball diamond
(1414 - 12:25am, Jul 01)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogOT: NBA Playoffs Thread 2016
(6349 - 12:10am, Jul 01)
Last: Der-K should've known better than to fly on AA.

NewsblogOmnichatter
(85 - 11:37pm, Jun 30)
Last: Renegade JE (((Jason)))

Sox TherapyIs It Time To Panic?
(8 - 11:34pm, Jun 30)
Last: Bad Fish

NewsblogThe Associated Press will use automated writing to cover the minor leagues
(21 - 11:16pm, Jun 30)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogPhillies prospect Matt Imhof suffers serious eye injury, has surgery
(14 - 11:15pm, Jun 30)
Last: PASTE Transcends Almost All Generations (Zeth)

NewsblogThe Sonoma Stompers are set to make more history by signing two women to their roster | MLB.com
(21 - 10:57pm, Jun 30)
Last: PASTE Transcends Almost All Generations (Zeth)

NewsblogOt: 2015-2016 NHL Thread
(260 - 10:46pm, Jun 30)
Last: PASTE Transcends Almost All Generations (Zeth)

NewsblogOT: 2016 Summer Soccer Thread
(1226 - 9:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Langer Monk

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 6-29-16
(71 - 9:22pm, Jun 30)
Last: Renegade JE (((Jason)))

NewsblogReport: Red Sox, Jason Groome Far Apart In Contract Negotiations « CBS Boston
(52 - 8:32pm, Jun 30)
Last: Fancy Pants with a clinging marmoset on his Handle

NewsblogCongress members introduce act to limit minor league wages
(48 - 7:50pm, Jun 30)
Last: cardsfanboy

Sox TherapyNot Major Leaguers - On The Move
(1 - 7:06pm, Jun 30)
Last: John DiFool2

NewsblogClayton Kershaw placed on DL
(3 - 6:51pm, Jun 30)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogDodgers acquire Bud Norris from Braves
(5 - 6:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Khrushin it bro

Page rendered in 0.2472 seconds
47 querie(s) executed