It's been one week since Bautista injured his right wrist while hitting a foul ball against the Yankees. The Blue Jays slugger instantly showed signs of pain after connecting with the ball and left the field cradling his wrist. X-rays taken did not reveal a fracture and a subsequent MRI failed to uncover any significant damage. Toronto is calling the injury an inflamed wrist and it sounds like one of the tendons in his wrist is the main reason for the inflammation.
Soft tissue injuries in the wrist can be very limiting and it appears Bautista is no exception. He is wearing a splint daily and is able to perform various gripping exercises as a part of his therapy. Unfortunately he is still having difficulties with any rotational-based activities, hinting this is an injury that could be problematic moving forward. If he is unable to rotate his wrists, properly swinging a bat will be extremely difficult and undeniably limit his ability to hi
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