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Joel Hanrahan out for season

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03:35 PM ET 05.11 | It's been a rough week for closers. First, Arizona Diamondbacks' fireman J.J. Putz goes down with an arm injury that will keep him out of action for a few months and now Boston Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan received similar news. After a mid-April disabled list stint due to a hamstring, Hanrahan returned to action in early May but it didn't last long as the former Pittsburgh Pirate only lasted three outings before he was forced out again with an injury. This time though, it was severe. Hanrahan said there wasn't really even a choice. With the flexor tendon torn off the bone, surgery is a must. It'll end his season.

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May 11, 2013  10:15 PM ET

Just rub a little dirt on it, Sally.

May 12, 2013  12:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Just rub one out for me, Sally.

Jeez, did you really need to share that with us?

And, is Sally hot?

May 12, 2013  06:41 AM ET

"Another one bites the dust....and another one's gone and another one's gone ..another one bites the dust"
<flips quarter to Freddie Mercury>...

May 12, 2013  07:22 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

"Another one bites the dust....and another one's gone and another one's gone ..another one bites the dust"<flips quarter to Freddie Mercury>...

I'd be more concerned if he hadn't sucked all year anyway.

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May 12, 2013  08:56 AM ET

I can't believe it! How does a fat tub of lard injure himself within the first couple weeks of season? Didn't see this coming...

May 12, 2013  09:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

It seemed like a good signing at the time. Hopefully Bailey is back soon.

I agree.

May 12, 2013  10:21 AM ET

You can add Cards Jason Motte to the season ended injury list also.

May 12, 2013  10:38 AM ET

Maybe they can get Papelbon back..............

May 12, 2013  01:25 PM ET

Tough Loss!

May 12, 2013  07:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Tough Loss!

And the losses keep piling up.

 
May 16, 2013  08:04 AM ET

Damn!!

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