Tough Break: Tigers’ Prospect Sizemore Fractures Ankle

Posted: 24th October 2009 by Jeremiah Graves in MLB
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Scott Sizemore, a top prospect for the Detroit Tigers and heir apparent at second base, fractured a bone in his left ankle during Thursday's game in the Arizona Fall League. á As a result, Sizemore will miss the rest of the AFL season, but should be fully recovered by spring training. á The fracture took place when a base-runner took a hard slide into SizemoreÆs left leg while his foot was planted to turn a double-play. á The silver lining is that the injury is a ônondisplacedö fracture, meaning that the bone has cracked but remains in alignment. It is believed that his recovery time should be six to eight weeks. á Sizemore, 24, was on a tear in the AFL, hitting .368 with three home runs and nine RBI in his first five games. á General manager Dave Dombrowski, who has already public ...

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