Cubs catcher Victor Caratini will undergo a CT scan on his left hand tomorrow, the club reported reports, including Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times ( Twitter left ). After today's game. With X-rays that reveal a possible Hamate break, there are fears that Caratini might stand on the shelf for a while.
Caratini apparently suffered the injury in the middle of the productive plate image. It may, however, turn out to last until June. In Hamat fractures, there is usually an absence of one to two months.
Fortunately, it is also a fairly common injury to hitter, which usually does not lead to long-term problems. But some believe that after the return of a player comes to an exhaustion of power for some time. And the Cubs will not be thrilled to let Caratini go for quite a long distance, even if there's reason to believe he'll be back on track by the middle of the season.
Although he had not much to do The Reserve for Willson Contreras Caratini had a strong start. With 1
While the Cubs pursued at least one veteran stop during the off-season, they finally decided to rely on Contreras and Caratini. There is not much behind the established depth. Taylor Davis (19459004) is the only other option for the 40-man man. Jens Davis, Francisco Arcia is the only other point of contact in the organization with MLB experience.