The Twins placed outfielder Miguel Sano on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Sano suffered the injury Tuesday while running to beat out a potential double play, allowing a run to score.
Nice hustle, right? “Nah,” says a member of the Minnesota media. Sano is soft:
I have never seen anything like the Minnesota media and its fixation on the idea that a person getting injured means that they’re soft. Recently Phil Hughes was called soft by a Twin Cities columnist for having a sore shoulder, as if a sore shoulder is somehow meaningless for a pitcher. Joe Mauer has been lambasted by the local media for years for having a DANG BRAIN INJURY THAT CAUSED BLURRED VISION. Now Sano strains his hamstring running hard to first base and he’s “soft.” What in the hell do they put in the water in Minnesota that makes so many keyboard jockeys the Arbiter of All That Is Manly and Tough? Morons, basically. Or else maybe they all have medical degrees and they’re just being coy about it. That has to be it.
Anyway, Sano said after the game that he expects to return from the disabled list as soon as his 15 days are up, which is totally what a soft pansy would say, the wimp. Max Kepler has been recalled from Triple-A Rochester to provide outfield depth.