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Rangers' Kinsler still not ready to return

Posted on: April 8, 2010 6:41 pm
Edited on: April 8, 2010 6:43 pm

The Dallas Morning News reports the return of Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler might take long then initially believed.

Kinsler, who is recovering from an ankle sprain from March 12, stretched, ran on a treadmill and took two round of batting practice on Wednesday.

"We thought it'd be three or four days [after the initial injury] and now it's been three to four weeks," Kinsler said.
When Kinsler is ready, he'll likely need to go on a rehab assignment before joining the major league club.

Category: MLB

Since: Mar 11, 2010
Posted on: April 9, 2010 3:27 pm

Rangers' Kinsler still not ready to return

No way, they are doing the right thing now to test him out, they are paying these guys millions and millions of dollar; so get them out there as soon as they can, so they can make the money back. For the fan, it is hard to sit on your hand all the time and losing these close game. Who know if Kinsler could have made the different  with those close game with another HR added. Take it as it is and move on; team doctor these days are very hightech and can make the long term decision for the team. The won't risk their job for rushing some guy.

Since: Mar 11, 2010
Posted on: April 9, 2010 3:21 pm

Rangers' Kinsler still not ready to return

I agree, High ankle sprain is known to give issue for a long period of time. But what is going on with the Rangers organization? why are they comming out with this earlier? or even diagnose this sooner to give treatment? Now that he just got shot on the ankle, which means he is really hurting and perhaps may cause more damage if he try to come back too early.
The Rangers is doing fine so far without him, make this a long term investment decision in your best player.

Since: Jan 11, 2010
Posted on: April 9, 2010 1:29 pm

Rangers' Kinsler still not ready to return

Intitially they thought it was regular ankle sprain but it turn out to be High ankle sprain, which is a problematic and take long to heel.
Different from football and baseball on the same injury is that; where in football they need to use their legs more on cuts and bust, and in baseball he can be like Kirk Gibsons and just take some hack and back to the bench.
Forget about steals for at least this completely heal; too bad because it is a big part of his game.

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