Justin Turner to overlook just a few video games, however play by bone bruise

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“There isn’t any actual treatment for a bone bruise.”

Justin Turner throughout a sport after he suffered his foot damage. Michael Dwyer/AP Picture

Purple Sox slugger Justin Turner suffered a foot damage on July 31. He returned to the lineup just a few days later, however that damage is way more critical than initially thought.

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Because it seems, Turner’s damage was a bone bruise, which generally takes four-to-six weeks to recuperate from. He informed Alex Speier of The Boston Globe that he’ll play with the damage, citing that he can’t afford to spend any day without work.

“There’s no actual treatment for a bone bruise,” Turner stated. “You ask a medical individual, they’ll let you know 4-6 weeks avoiding impression. Clearly, I don’t have that luxurious.”

Turner revealed what he plans on doing to assist himself recuperate, admitting that there isn’t a lot he can do on his personal.

“So, attempting to calm it down and get it as beneath management as I can after which attempt to go once more and never piss it off,” Turner stated. “You don’t actually have numerous choices.”

Turner suffered the damage when he jammed his foot within the ninth inning of a sport towards the Seattle Mariners. The Purple Sox initially deemed it a heel contusion.

Turner was prone to miss just a few video games as a result of latest ailment, Alex Cora told reporters on Tuesday, when Turner was left off the lineup. However as of Thursday, a stint on the damage checklist shouldn’t be being thought-about.

The Purple Sox signed Turner as a free agent this previous offseason and he has change into one in all Boston’s best hitters since then. He’s at present batting .284 with a .826 OPS, and he has 17 residence runs and 71 RBIs this season. His 1.9 WAR is fourth amongst Purple Sox place gamers.

So, shedding Turner for any period of time would maim the Purple Sox’ lineup, nevertheless it doesn’t seem as if such a risk goes to occur.