Crack Ribbed Grienke (Out 2 to 4 weeks)

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Crack Ribbed Grienke (Out 2 to 4 weeks)

Postby Oregon Nut Cups » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:45 pm

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd ... &c_id=mlb#
The Brewers' Zack Greinke fractured a rib playing pick-up basketball last month and will begin the regular season on the disabled list, the team revealed in a stunner on Tuesday.
I told him not to take the rock to the hole on me. ;)
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Re: Crack Ribbed Grienke (Out 2 to 4 weeks)

Postby thejvp » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:55 pm

damn...how far down does this take him in the rankings??

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Re: Crack Ribbed Grienke (Out 2 to 4 weeks)

Postby jewtangclan03 » Tue Mar 08, 2011 7:30 pm

My guess is pretty far... After dealing with Ellsbury being out with a rib last year, I'm not sure I'd want to mess with Greinke.
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Re: Crack Ribbed Grienke (Out 2 to 4 weeks)

Postby harrisonobeid » Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:58 pm

In my opinion, this helps out Greinke's value. Most expert lists have him ranked a little high given his move to the NL. With this injury, I would assume a 3 round drop in value is correct, but the more the better.

People don't seem to realize that this guy broke his rib 2 weeks ago, and pitched a gem in his last spring training start with the injury. It is a hairline fracture, which would be a bigger deal if it occurred in a weight bearing limb, however these are the ribs. 4 - 6 weeks at the most and he'll be good to go. The Brewers say only 3 starts. That sounds about right.

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