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Mitch Haniger goes on injured list due to ruptured testicle

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All injuries are bad. Some injuries worse than others, at least in terms of how they are perceived by those hearing about the injury. To wit: Mitch Haniger. I’ll let the reporters do the talking:

Shot:

Chaser:

Just not a thing you want anyone to have to deal with.

Now, let us not hear or speak of this again until Haniger is back to health and on the playing field, the poor guy.

Doubleheader between Cardinals and Tigers postponed

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A doubleheader between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers this week is being postponed to allow more time for additional COVID-19 testing.

MLB opted to postpone Thursday’s doubleheader to continue additional testing while players and staff are quarantined before the team returns to play. More details about the Cardinals’ resumption of play will be announced later this week.

The Cardinals had a series against Pittsburgh set to start on Monday postponed after a weekend series against the Cubs was scrapped due to three positive coronavirus tests.

St. Louis had two more players and a staff member test positive for the virus on Friday and have had eight positive players overall, including star catcher Yadier Molina.

There have now been 29 games postponed by Major League Baseball because of coronavirus concerns. The Cardinals have not played since July 30 and have had 15 games scrapped.

Miami and Philadelphia each had seven games postponed earlier and have returned to the field since the disruptions.

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