Andre Ethier, who hasn’t played this season because of a broken right leg, has been cleared to do light jogging and could return to the Dodgers in early August.
Ethier figures to need a minor league rehab assignment before he’s cleared to return. Here’s what manager Dave Roberts said about Ethier’s outlook on Wednesday:
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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke allowed two runs in seven innings in his first game against the Dodgers on Monday night. (Getty Images)
It took 119 pitches out of his right arm, but Zack Greinke
got the better of his former team in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-2 win over the Dodgers
The box score is here.
Andre Ethier‘s recovery from a fractured right fibia remains stalled.
Andre Ethier is in Los Angeles this week for a CT scan on his fractured right tibia. Ethier said he had the scan this morning but is still waiting for team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache to read the results.
Potentially, Ethier could begin weight-bearing exercises on an Alter-G machine soon if the results of the scan allow. But that’s getting a bit ahead of ourselves. For now, Ethier can put weight on his right leg while walking with crutches. He said he’s been able to do that for about two weeks.
Ethier was given a 10-to-14 week timetable for recovery when he fouled a ball of his leg March 22.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier returned to the clubhouse two days after he was diagnosed with a fractured right tibia. Ethier is still walking in crutches and probably will be for six weeks. That’s how long he was told not to put any pressure on his broken leg.
“It never felt right,” he said. “Still isn’t.”
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Andre Ethier (right) fouled a ball off his shin Friday. The initial x-rays were negative, but a subsequent MRI revealed a simple fracture in his right fibia. (Getty Images)
GLENDALE, Ariz. — An MRI on Andre Ethier‘s right tibia Monday revealed a simple fracture. The veteran outfielder won’t need surgery, but the Dodgers say he will not return for 10 to 14 weeks.
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