The Red Sox season is unofficially over, but for their closer, Koji Uehara it’s official. Uehara took a line drive to the wrist off the bat of Detroit’s Ian Kinsler in Boston’s 7-2 victory Sunday at Comerica Park. The right-hander reached for the hot shot from Kinsler and the ball made contact with his wrist putting Koji in obvious pain, he recovered to make the play but his wrist will take more time.
Initial X-rays did not show a break but with continued pain and swelling Uehara had a CT scan on the inflamed wrist which showed a non-displaced distal fracture, or in layman’s terms, a broken wrist. Uehara will be shutdown for the remainder of the season but is expected to make a full recovery. Continue reading Koji Uehara Out for Remainder of Season with Broken Wrist »