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Diamond Cuts: The Captain's Setback

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts

Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, PES, LAT). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.


As the calendar slowly turns from April to May, fantasy owners that drafted injured players began getting anxious about if and when they may see some return on their investment. The news has not been encouraging for many, particularly in New York, where the Yankee captain suffered a significant setback.

Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson

Jeter had been actively rehabbing his surgically repaired left ankle throughout the spring and appeared poised to make the Opening Day lineup. Unfortunately the shortstop began experiencing pain and discomfort in the joint and was placed on the disabled list to start the season. The pain and inflammation continued and a recent follow up MRI revealed a new fracture has developed in the ankle. The key word here is new. Often setbacks occur in fractures when the broken bones fail to adequately fuse together, creating what is called a nonunion or a malunion. However this scenario, like in Jeter's situation, is often avoide

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