Hip, hip, delay
Injuries

Hip, hip, delay

It was two weeks ago when I first wrote about Devin Mesoraco’s tragic hip injury. Here’s the abridged version that leaves out the ugly medical details: (1) Hip impingements are related to bone growth and therefore generally not responsive to non-surgical treatments or management, so surgery is the likely course of action. (2) If it’s only … Continue reading

The arms you have
Injuries

The arms you have

When answering a soldier’s question about body armor in a town hall meeting in Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld infamously said, “You go to war with the Army you have, not the Army you might want or wish to have at a later time.” In no way are the contexts comparable. But Rumsfeld’s phrasing was … Continue reading

Report: Latos out, Corcino starting, Schumaker shoulder surgery
Injuries

Report: Latos out, Corcino starting, Schumaker shoulder surgery

The Reds just tweeted: Corcino starting tonight instead of Latos (bone bruise, right elbow). Schumaker has successful surgery (torn labrum, left shoulder). — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) September 12, 2014 I hadn’t seen any reports that Skip Schumaker was injured. Without knowing any details, labrum surgery is serious. Reds infielder Jack Hannahan tore his labrum and played … Continue reading