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Sports Injured Gurriel Jr. out at least two weeks

06:31  01 august  2018
06:31  01 august  2018 Source:   thestar.com

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BUFFALO—Blue Jays shortstop Lourdes Gurriel Jr . will miss two to six weeks with a sprained left ankle and knee. Gurriel Jr . — perhaps the hottest hitter in baseball with 11 consecutive multi-hit games — suffered the injuries during Sunday’s win over the Chicago White Sox

Injured on Friday evening while playing for triple-A Oklahoma City, Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles will require two weeks of rest for his injured hamstring, manager Gurriel Jr . — perhaps the hottest hitter in baseball with 11 consecutive multi-hit games — suffered the injuries during Sunday’s win over the

a group of baseball players on a field: Blue Jay Lourdes Gurriel Jr. gets medical attention after trying to avoid a tag at second base against the White Sox in Chicago on Sunday.© Jonathan Daniel Blue Jay Lourdes Gurriel Jr. gets medical attention after trying to avoid a tag at second base against the White Sox in Chicago on Sunday.

BUFFALO—Blue Jays shortstop Lourdes Gurriel Jr. will miss two to six weeks with a sprained left ankle and knee.

Gurriel Jr. — perhaps the hottest hitter in baseball with 11 consecutive multi-hit games — suffered the injuries during Sunday’s win over the Chicago White Sox, when he fell awkwardly as he tried to avoid a tag at second base.

Following an MRI and input from specialists, he was diagnosed with a high left ankle sprain and Grade 1 left knee sprain.

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Lourdes Gurriel Jr . was forced to leave in the ninth inning of Sunday's game, after suffering an injury while sliding into second base. Prior to leaving the game, Gurriel went 3-for-5 with two RBI, which extended his rookie-record multi-hit streak to 11 games. Gurriel has been one of the hottest hitters in

Jays shortstop Lourdes Gurriel Jr ., who suffered a Grade 1 sprain of his right knee and a high left ankle sprain in Sunday's game, is expected to miss two to six weeks . Gurriel had an MRI and was examined by a foot and ankle specialist Monday in an effort to determine the severity of the injuries .

The club said Gurriel was walking without a limp and continue with treatment and range-of-motion exercises in the short term.

On Instagram, the shortstop posted some good vibes: “Thanks to all people who has cared about my health. I’ll be out of ball field for a few days, I’ll be back soon!!”

There was a bit of news on another Blue Jays shortstop, with general manager Ross Atkins saying veteran Troy Tulowitzki — who hasn’t played since late July 2017 — is still uncertain to return this season.

“We’ll see,” Atkins said. “Troy’s driving that and I know he wants to. I absolutely know the desire’s there.” The 33-year-old Tulowitzki suffered severe ankle ligament damage last July, then needed surgery on bone spurs in both heels in April.

Laura Armstrong is a sports reporter based in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @lauraarmy

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