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May 25, 2009

Montanez surgery tomorrow

Lou Montanez was in uniform for today's game, but he'll be wearing a hospital gown tomorrow when he undergoes hand surgery at Union Memorial Hospital. He'll have two torn ligaments repaired in his thumb by hand specialist Dr. Thomas Graham.

The recovery time is six to eight weeks. Montanez said he will be able to begin some baseball-related exercises in about three weeks.

Posted by Peter Schmuck at 3:39 PM | | Comments (5)
Categories: Just baseball
        

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Are they country ligaments in the other hand?


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Pete's reply: Smark aleck.

"town ligaments" as opposed to the dreaded suburban ligaments , eh Pete ? :)


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Pete's reply: No mercy.

Lou,

Best of luck with your surgery and get well soon! We've got your back!

Lou--Get well soon!

I hope Lou is in good spirits and heals quickly. He's one of my favorites and he can't seem to catch a break for very long. I hope he'll get well soon.

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