Spring training injury update: Freese homers in return to lineup

Freese homered in his return to the lineup on Thursday. (USATSI)

The Dodgers were dealt a pretty big blow Thursday, as shortstop Hanley Ramirez will miss the next eight weeks following thumb surgery. He originally hurt himself diving for a ball during the World Baseball Classic earlier this week. Los Angeles will rely on the less than ideal duo of Luis Cruz and Juan Uribe on the left side of the infield until Ramirez returns.

Here are the rest of Thursday's injury updates:

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