Saturday, August 6, 2011

Rockies Nicasio Has Neck Surgery


Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio had neck surgery to stabilize a fracture after he was hit in the head by a line drive by the Washington Nationals Ian Desmond...

The team said in a statement he was "resting comfortably."
Here's the play...
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Rockies athletic trainer Keith Dugger planned to give an update on Nicasio at some point this afternoon.

More when we know more...

We know more.

According to the Denver Post, Nicasio broke his C-1 vertebrae. Doctors apparently inserted 2 pins to stabilize the area and opted to have the surgery as soon as possible with hope it will allow him to pitch again.

You can read more from the Post RIGHT HERE

We'll continue following this story.

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