Wednesday, July 9, 2008
The Next Three
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Closer Chad Cordero had surgery yesterday in Los Angeles and could return for spring training. Lewis Yocum repaired a frayed labrum and partial tear of the biceps tendon. Cordero, who will wear a sling for three weeks, was declared out for the season July 1. "Any pitcher who undergoes surgery, if anything is repaired, it will require a period of at least four months before he begins throwing," team orthopedist Benjamin Shaffer said.BY THE NUMBERS
The last time a shortstop represented a Washington team in the all-star game (Rocky Bridges)QUOTABLE
"I'm very proud of him, because of his situation that he's had over the last three years with his injuries and knowing him from back home. . . . He has turned out to be an extremely good player for us, and I'm proud."
Manager Manny Acta,
on Cristian Guzmán's all-star selection