Eloy Jimenez Had to Be Carted Off the Field After An Injury (UPDATES)

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Eloy Jimenez Had to Be Carted Off the Field After An Injury (UPDATES)

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I continue to wish nothing but the best for Eloy Jimenez, individually. Sure, he was part of a trade that ultimately went poorly for the Cubs, but he is such a likable guy and potentially prodigious talent that I want to see him do well.

But the guy just can’t stay healthy, and it’s sad. He suffered an apparently bad one just now and had to be carted off the field. Hopefully it wasn’t as bad as it looked:

As you can see, he went down so awkwardly after hitting the bag, and it seemed to be a leg injury. He was able to get onto the cart with some help, but then he was taken off the field.

UPDATE: The most euphemistic explanation possible:

UPDATE 2: If I were a White Sox fan, I wouldn’t actually find this description entirely comforting:

UPDATE 3: Still a lot of TBD in here, but it sounds like Jimenez could miss at least a couple months when all is actually said and done:

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