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Rafael Betancourt May Have Serious Injury
Posted By Blake Bass On August 23, 2013 @ 10:52 AM In MLB,News and Rumors | No Comments
Troy Renck of the Denver Post speculates that it’s a serious injury–and specifically a torn ulnar collateral ligament–because “several teammates quietly patted him on the back” and “the gravity of the moment was powerful.”
He’ll undergo further testing, but a torn UCL would require Tommy John surgery and knock Betancourt out for most or perhaps all of next season. And at age 38 that might end his career.
Source: Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports Hardball Talk 
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