Steve Cishek Hoping He Misses Only a Day or Two After Yesterday's Freak Accident

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Steve Cishek Hoping He Misses Only a Day or Two After Yesterday’s Freak Accident

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Although the injury sure looked and sounded scary, it seems like the Cubs and Steve Cishek may have missed the worst of it.

After taking a Brandon Kintzler warm-up toss (with surprising movement) off of the inside of his right knee, Cishek was carted off the field yesterday. But thankfully, it looks like it will just be a really bad bruise that will keep him out for a day or two:

It’s also nice to see word from the horse’s mouth, and a little sense of humor about it, too (via his IG story):

I hope the Cubs, though, brought someone along from AAA Iowa to Los Angeles just in case they need to make a move at some point during this series – either displacing a reliever like Brad Brach, or if Cishek does wind up needing an IL stint. No sense in playing an arm short when there’s a cache of quality arms available at AAA.


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