Originally Posted by Vernam
If he's been playing with fractures in both legs that they assumed were shin splints, someone on the Tiger's medical/training staff has a lot to answer for. If he's only out until mid-season, they should count themselves lucky.
If we weren't making a pretense to contending, maybe we could eke a couple of prospects out of trading them Alexei.
Shin splints and stress fractures would present pretty similarly, I'd cut them some slack.