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Martin Prado Injury A Disappointment

10 October 2010 176 Comments

The Atlanta Braves move forward towards the National League East division title, performing well overall.   Infielder Martin Prado has injured his hand in a very recent sport against the Cincinnati Reds.  He will remain on the disabled list until August 16.

He told interviewers that his finger got stuck in a very small hole near home plate.  He dove head 1st.  The initial X-Rays showed nothing, but the testing Saturday revealed a small fracture, which doctors decided did not require surgery.  The injuries can be a “stable avulsion fracture” which is when tendon separates away from the nearby bone.  It is a painful injuries and Prado said “I felt it” and “It was not regular pain.”

He had hurt himself but not without result.  His low attain for the base scored inside a two run double provided by Jason Heyward.  Prado has had 1 of his ideal seasons, and prior to this injuries he’s batting .315 having a 43 RBI and 13 dwelling runs.  He is the crew leader with 75 runs scored  and 138 hits.  The infielder was attempting to reach 200 hits this season, having reached 100 hits in his 69th recreation, the second fewest matches in all of Braves history.  The fewest games played to obtain this record was Ralph Garr who hit 100 times in just 62 games in 1974.

Fans have very good reason to be concerned, he is a strong player having a proven game.  Prado is ranked inside the National League with 138 hits.  He also leads the majors with 44 multi hit games and his career high appropriate now is 13 homers.  Oddly enough, he is remembered for standing a bat on it is finish within a 2007 recreation.  He had hit the ball, dropped the bat and ran for very first, leaving the bat standing incredibly on it’s finish.

From Triple-A Gwinnett, Diory Hernandez will probably be utilized as an active infielder.  Hernandez will likely be a pinch hitter and a spot starter over the next two weeks as the crew has Omar Infante the All Star infielder.  Omar serves many purposes for Atlanta,  he has also started as outfielder, third base, and shortstop this season.

Hernandez too is proving to become efficient, he was batting .319 with the parent club last year.  Prior to acquiring the call from the majors, he had a 17 RBI in 30 matches.  Hernandez was  struck out against Johan Santana of the Mets inside the sixth inning although pinch hitting recently.

Prado commented that “The most essential matches are coming up and I wish to be a part of it.”  Bobby Cox the current Manager with the workforce is optimistic saying “If he Prado was only going to become out a couple of days, we could wait, but I do not think it would be great if he’s going to be out for like 10 days.”  The injuries was a hot topic this week on internet sites and sport betting organizations.

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