Saturday, March 20, 2010

And by the time you finish reading this, Manzella will have had a leg amputation and be placed in an iron lung

Lots of info coming out of the Astros media regarding Tommy Manzella's quad injury. A timeline, if you'll allow:

Zach Levine, about 2pm:
Strained right quad for Astros SS Manzella

Alyson Footer, about 2pm:
Manzella tweaked his right quad. I just talked to him in clubhouse and he said it's nothing major. He's walking fine. Day to day.

Zach Levine, a few minutes later:
SS Tommy Manzella day-to-day with quad strain. Thinks it didn't feel too serious

Alyson Footer, about 3pm:
Mills said Manzella will be out about a week.Strained quad. "we're glad it happened when it did (meaning ST). Now we'll move on w/out him."

Alden Gonzalez, about 3pm:
SS Tommy Manzella (strained right quad) out at least a week.

Zach Levine, 3:21pm:
Brad Mills much more pessimistic about Astros' Manzella than the shortstop himself. Manager (thinks) he'll miss at least a week.