Andre Ethier Injury Updates on Dodgers OF’s Leg and Return

]Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier suffered a fractured tibia after fouling a ball off his shin on March 18 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He avoided surgery, but it is uncertain when he will be ready to return.

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Ethier Moved to 60-Day DL

Sunday, April 10

The Dodgers announced that they “have acquired minor league OF James Ramsey and IF-OF Zach Walters from Cleveland. [Ethier] and Josh Ravin moved to 60-day DL.”

Ethier Undergoes Additional Testing

Tuesday, March 22

Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reported Ethier does not need surgery but will be out for 10-14 weeks.

Per’s Doug Padilla, Ethier had an X-ray “immediately” after suffering the injury and it came back negative, leading to him being diagnosed with a contusion. When the pain had yet to subside by Monday, Ethier underwent a bone scan, according to Ken Gurnick of MLB.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times that Ethier’s leg was “not responding” the way they had hoped: “After a contusion, even if it gets you pretty good, you should still feel less discomfort.Corey Seager Jerseys And he’s just not there yet. Sometimes X-rays don’t tell the whole story. That’s why we wanted to get the scan.”