{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["injury" ] }

Montero nursing mysterious injured thumb

|

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Miguel Montero on Tuesday missed a second straight game with a swollen right thumb.

Exactly what is wrong with the D-backs catcher's thumb is not clear. Arizona manager Kirk Gibson said there was a splinter in there, but Montero said that when the training staff drained the puss out of it Monday, they could not find anything in there.

"Hopefully he can play [Wednesday]," Gibson said. "It's much better. It looked like it might be getting infected yesterday, so we've been treating that for that, and it seems like it's been calming down."

Montero said the thumb began to hurt a bit over the weekend, and Sunday night it became very painful.

"It came out of nowhere," Montero said. "I don't know what happened."

{"content":["injury" ] }
{"content":["injury" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español