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A-Rod scratched with a jammed thumb

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Aug 23, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Alex Rodriguez felt soreness in the thumb in his non-throwing hand after batting practice and has been taken out of the lineup. He injured it on Sunday backhanding a ball hit by Minnesota’s Joe Mauer.

He’ll be looked at by Dr. Chris Ahmad shortly. He hopes it’s a one-day injury.

Eric Chavez will replace him at third base.

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