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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Avisail Garcia needs shoulder surgery, will miss rest of season

I haven’t seen so many injuries in a sport since Harvey Keitel got his in Taxi Driver.

White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia has a torn labrum in his left shoulder after injuring it during Wednesday’s game in Colorado. He’ll need surgery to repair it, which will end his 2014 season. The White Sox made the announcement official Thursday afternoon.

Garcia, 22, was attempting a diving catch in the sixth inning Thursday, after which he was in obvious pain laying on the field. He laid there for a few minutes before departing the game.

Since being acquired in the trade that sent Jose Iglesias to the Tigers and Jake Peavy to the Red Sox last July, Garcia has hit .298/.332/.450 (110 OPS+) with four doubles, two triples, seven homers and 25 RBI in 202 plate appearances.

Repoz Posted: April 10, 2014 at 04:16 PM | 20 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Yeaarrgghhhh Posted: April 10, 2014 at 04:41 PM (#4684045)
To reiterate the point I made in the Matt Moore thread: Sheesh.

The orioles should put Kevin Gausman in a plastic bubble.
   2. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: April 10, 2014 at 04:56 PM (#4684061)
Well, that sucks. He's fun to watch.
   3. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: April 10, 2014 at 05:02 PM (#4684067)
A 23 year old shortstop, a 22 year old right fielder and a 32 year old pitcher are involved in the same trade. Bet you could've gotten pretty good odds that on April 11 the following season the only one still healthy would be the pitcher.
   4. bfan Posted: April 10, 2014 at 05:10 PM (#4684080)
A 23 year old shortstop, a 22 year old right fielder and a 32 year old pitcher


sounds like the start of a good joke...
   5. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: April 10, 2014 at 05:14 PM (#4684082)
A 23 year old shortstop, a 22 year old right fielder and a 32 year old pitcher


sounds like the start of a good joke...

Umm...walk into a bar. The shortstop says to the right-fielder "are you happy?" The pitcher says "he might be happy but I'm peaved!" (get it? get it?) Ah #### it.
   6. The Kentucky Gentleman, Mark Edward Posted: April 10, 2014 at 05:25 PM (#4684085)
This is a very small positive, but...

The Sox were doing everything in their power to prevent Dayan Viciedo from getting a full season's worth of at-bats this year (re-signing Konerko to be Dunn's platoon partner; not trading De Aza). I'm still not sold on Viciedo being a worthwhile ML player but I'm willing to give him 500 more AB's to prove me wrong.

But yeah, a huge bummer in the midst of a decent start to the season.
   7. I am the Can Posted: April 10, 2014 at 05:32 PM (#4684087)
It might save time to wait until the end of the day and just list the players who didn't suffer a season-ending injury that day.
   8. Nasty Nate Posted: April 10, 2014 at 05:41 PM (#4684090)
sounds like the start of a good joke...


A 23 year old shortstop, a 22 year old right fielder and a 32 year old pitcher walk into a bar. The shortstop orders a Gin Mint, and the bartender comes back and gives him shin splints. The right fielder orders a Tornado Rum, and the bartender comes back and gives him a torn labrum. The pitcher says please award me a Rye - young.
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Also, the bartender was Curtis Pride.
   9. Tom Nawrocki Posted: April 10, 2014 at 08:03 PM (#4684154)
A 23 year old shortstop, a 22 year old right fielder and a 32 year old pitcher walk into a bar.


The pitcher says, "Avisail?" The shortstop says, "No, but I've got an outboard motor."
   10. billyshears Posted: April 10, 2014 at 09:07 PM (#4684177)
Is Oswaldo Arcia still ok?
   11. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: April 10, 2014 at 09:17 PM (#4684185)
...and when I woke up, my pillow was gone!
   12. Bourbon Samurai in Asia Posted: April 10, 2014 at 09:39 PM (#4684200)
Clap clap clap for 8
   13. asinwreck Posted: April 10, 2014 at 09:49 PM (#4684202)
If there is a context for "bone involvement" being a welcome phrase, this is not it.
   14. Bug Selig Posted: April 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM (#4684214)
Prince Fielder's wife is now officially the most toxic substance that has ever existed on Earth.
   15. kaline Posted: April 10, 2014 at 11:24 PM (#4684238)
This stinks. I can't share the optimism about Tank getting ABs against right handers.
   16. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: April 11, 2014 at 01:00 AM (#4684252)
A rabbi walks into a bar with a frog perched on his shoulder. Bartender says, "Hey, where'd you get that?" Frog says, "Brooklyn! They have tons of them!" The frog is now out with reconstructive flipper surgery; the rabbi won't be permitted to start soft tossing until 5775.
   17. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: April 11, 2014 at 03:16 PM (#4684596)
A rabbi walks into a bar with a frog perched on his shoulder. Bartender says, "Hey, where'd you get that?" Frog says, "Brooklyn! They have tons of them!"


Except these days, it's not an actual rabbi, it's just a hipster dressing like a rabbi ironically.
   18. JE (Jason Epstein) Posted: April 11, 2014 at 03:30 PM (#4684612)
A 23 year old shortstop, a 22 year old right fielder and a 32 year old pitcher

Yeah, how the hell is Peavy not injured yet? It's nearly the third week of the season, for chrissake.
   19. Nasty Nate Posted: April 11, 2014 at 03:51 PM (#4684629)

Yeah, how the hell is Peavy not injured yet? It's nearly the third week of the season, for chrissake.


Well, he was injured during spring training; he cut himself in the hand while supposedly opening up a package of fishing rods.
   20. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 11, 2014 at 04:09 PM (#4684656)
sounds like the start of a good joke...




Fister? I don't even know her!

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