The latest injuries: got to admit it's getting better, a little better all the time

Fishy1

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Some potentially good news about Casas from the Herald. He's feeling way better, had another precautionray MRI, and he'll see his doctor Tuesday at 5pm to confirm the MRI is clean. https://www.bostonherald.com/2024/06/24/red-sox-1b-triston-casas-undergoes-mri-feeling-better/

Triston Casas is continuing to progress in his recovery from a torn cartilage in his ribcage, and Monday the Red Sox first baseman underwent an MRI to see how the injury is healing.

“He had an MRI today just to see where we’re at,” manager Alex Cora said. “We don’t have the results yet but he says he’s feeling better.”

Casas said they ordered the MRI specifically because he’s feeling so much better, and the goal is to confirm that his injury has healed rather than assume anything and risk a setback.

“I’m feeling good, that’s why we got the MRI, because I was feeling good, so we want to make sure everything’s perfect before I start letting it rip,” Casas said. “Feelings can be deceiving sometimes, you might feel good but you might still be recovering, so that was the need for the MRI.”

Casas will see his doctor Tuesday at 5 p.m., and if the results come back clean the hope is he’ll be able to start ramping up quickly.


“Hopefully a pretty quick progression, I don’t anticipate I’ll need much time,” Casas said. “I’ve been keeping up with everything else, my baseball activities, working out, running, ground balls and stuff, so I feel like it’s going to be a quick transition back to game-time.”

Casas, who last played April 20 against Pittsburgh, previously said he’s targeting next week’s series in Miami for a return. Casas is from South Florida and attended high school about a half hour’s drive from the Marlins’ loanDepot Park, though he said Monday the MRI’s results will dictate the timetable.
And Grissom is running again, though not ready for a rehab assignmnent yet.

The last remaining injured position player of note who is expected back this season, infielder Vaughn Grissom (right hamstring strain), is also trending towards a return. Cora said Monday that the second baseman is running and feeling better, though he’s still not ready to begin a rehab assignment.
 

Sin Duda

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Masslive (2 articles) reports Hendriks may throw a bullpen this week, Casas may start swinging a bat this week, and Grissom is hitting and running, but not yet ready for a rehab assignment. Promising news overall.
 

Al Zarilla

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Casas: getting ready to “let it rip” in so many words. Love it. Still, I’m going to hold my breath on all swings and misses with him for a while. They can F up any chest injury worse than anything.
 

Sandy Leon Trotsky

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Casas: getting ready to “let it rip” in so many words. Love it. Still, I’m going to hold my breath on all swings and misses with him for a while. They can F up any chest injury worse than anything.
"Letting it rip" and "holding your breath" with Casas can only mean one thing....
 

Rovin Romine

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Casas: getting ready to “let it rip” in so many words. Love it. Still, I’m going to hold my breath on all swings and misses with him for a while. They can F up any chest injury worse than anything.
Casas at 80% is probably still a net gain over Dom Smith. Even with Casas' defense.
 

LogansDad

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I feel like changing this thread title at this point in time is playing with fire.

I would love to add an effective Hendriks tot his team for the final few months, but even if all he gets out of it is the ability to ramp up for what I think is going to be an awesome season next year it will be good to see him on the field. There aren't many better people in sports.

I hope they tell Grissom not to come back until he is 100% ready. I still have high hopes for him, but with the way the MIfers are playing right now, it makes way more sense to get him fully healthy to work towards his future. I think he was clearly rushed back the first time.
 

The Gray Eagle

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I feel like changing this thread title at this point in time is playing with fire.
From the first post:
If this title change turns into a jinx, it will immediately change back.
But Casas is reportedly getting better, Yoshida has been back for a while, and Hendriks is throwing off the mound. So the title is accurate-- for now.