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Brent Lillibridge breaks hand

Updated: September 9, 2011, 1:09 AM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The tears Brent Lillibridge fought back Thursday night weren't coming because of the pain in his right hand.

They were coming because of the news that he would miss the last few weeks of the season because of a fracture in his fifth metacarpal after he was hit by a pitch in the seventh inning.

After batting .258 with 13 home runs and 29 RBIs, Lillibridge was sad to see his season as a super-sub come to an end.

"I'm blessed, obviously," Lillibridge said. "I ...

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