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MRI reveals slight oblique strain for McDonald

MRI reveals slight oblique strain for McDonald

MRI reveals slight oblique strain for McDonald
PHOENIX -- D-backs infielder John McDonald said an MRI taken Monday showed a slight strain of his left oblique.

"It's not very severe, but still you don't know how long it takes so we'll just have to wait and see," McDonald said. "Until I swing pain free, it does me no good to rush a time frame."

The D-backs did not waste any time. They placed McDonald on the 15-day disabled list.

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It turns out the injury was not recent. McDonald said he thought it happened when he tried to break up a double play while the team was in Kansas City in mid-May.

"It's just been nagging ever since," McDonald said. "It finally got a little worse and I couldn't get it out of there."

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