Andres Blanco to miss 10-14 days

Updated: March 7, 2010, 5:43 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs infielder Andres Blanco will miss 10-14 days after MRI results on his right knee revealed a mild to moderate sprain.

Blanco caught his spikes making a pivot in Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox. He was given an MRI on Saturday.

Blanco's chances of winning a backup role on the bench will be impacted by the injury. Cubs manager Lou Piniella is on record as saying that he is going to try second baseman Mike Fontenot as a backup shortstop during some ...

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