Astros Shortstop Correa Out Six To Eight Weeks With Thumb Injury | 7/15/2017 | Staff
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(The Sports Xchange) – Houston Astros All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa will miss six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb, the team announced Tuesday.

Correa suffered the injury during Monday’s game against the Seattle Mariners when he jammed the thumb on a swing.

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A re-examination on Tuesday diagnosed the severity of the injury. Correa told reporters he underwent an MRI exam and will undergo surgery on a yet to be determined date.

“At this point of the season you don’t want to get hurt, you want to keep playing,” Correa told reporters on Tuesday. “It has been a fun season so far for this team.”

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