Hagadone To Miss Up To Two Months After Surgery To Repair Fractured Forearm

CBS Cleveland

CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – While the Indians took Thursday for a workout at Progressive Field before their flight to Toronto to start the second half of 2012, the team released news on relief pitcher Nick Hagadone.

And the news is not good.

The lefty pitcher who suffered a ‘self-inflicted’ injury to his pitching arm after allowing two runs in Friday’s loss to the Rays, will miss anywhere between 8 to 10 weeks after undergoing surgery Tuesday.

The surgery, which took place at the Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Thomas Graham, was to insert a screw and repaired his fractured left radius (forearm area below the wrist).

It’s a tough blow for the Indians, despite the fact the team was ready to send Hagadone back to AAA Columbus after the game Friday night after another poor outing.

“The only thing it does is it narrows our options, basically because we have…

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