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Sizemore Looking to Finish Strong

The 2008 baseball season was a rough year for Toledo Mud Hens second baseman Scott Sizemore. Sizemore, who was playing for the Lakeland Flying Tigers, saw his 2008 season end when he fractured the hamate bone in his wrist. The Tigers rising star found his duties relegated to just watching games instead of playing in them.

"It was tough," Scott Sizemore said. "It was one of those injuries that kind of lingered on. They told me it would be a 4-6 weeks type of thing. It ended up taking six months for me to get comfortable swinging a bat again without feeling any pain." The type of injury Sizemore suffered is common amongst hitters. All-Star Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia experienced a similar problem in...