Carl Crawford Unlikely To Be Ready For Season Opener

Carl Crawford Unlikely To Be Ready For Season Opener

Carl Crawford Unlikely To Be Ready For Season Opener

"Once he had left wrist surgery less than two months ago, the chances of Carl Crawford playing on Opening Day were never that great.

Yesterday, those odds plummeted to near zero.

Crawford will be prohibited to throw and hit for up to a week after an examination yesterday by Dr. Donald Sheridan — the same doctor who operated on the left fielder's wrist Jan. 17 — revealed inflammation.

"He'll be ready when he's ready," manager Bobby Valentine said before last night's 10-2 spring training win against the Twins at Hammond Stadium. "I think, as we talked about before he got here and now we've reiterated, with Carl, he loves to do a lot of stuff. It's probably not in his best interest at this time to overdo it. Overdo it to him is just regular. But it's a little more workload than his wrist probably needs at any time, too."



By Truth and rumors
Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012


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  • Blissette said: The season opener is one of my favorite times of the season. People get excited in that time. - David Slone 8:17PM 04/17/14
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