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San Francisco Giants: Could Pablo Sandoval's Injury Have Been Prevented?

Once Pablo Sandoval is healthy, he'll never have to worry about fracturing his hamate bone again—he's had them surgically removed from both hands. So, that's good news, right? Repeated microtrauma and fractures often occur to the hamate (from the Latin hamus, which means hook) bone during sports involving swinging clubs, bats and racquets. Direct trauma often occurs, usually to the nondominant hand, when the butt of the bat rests on the hamate and the force of the swing is transmitted directly to the bone.
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Pablo Sandoval Injury: Surgery Will Keep Giants 3B Out At Least A Month

Sports / Baseball : Baseball Nation (3 years ago)

During the 2011 season, San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval fractured his right hamate. Surgery knocked him out for about six weeks. It was a devastating blow to a Giants lineup that really needed Pablo Sandoval. Durin... Read Post

San Francisco Giants: What Pablo Sandoval's Imminent Return Means for Champs

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (4 years ago)

It's been a long road back for Pablo Sandoval, but what was in reality a couple of months, probably felt like an eternity for the star third baseman of the defending champion San Francisco Giants. Sandoval, who broke the hamate bone... Read Post

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Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (3 years ago)

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