Monday, August 31, 2009
Blanks in cast with foot injury
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Padres rookie outfielder Kyle Blanks has a partial tear in his plantar fascia and will have his right foot placed in a cast.
Blanks was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday. He'll be reevaluated in a week.
Blanks had been bothered by a sore right foot for about a week, and aggravated it Friday night while rounding the bases following a two-run homer at Florida.
Blanks was batting .250 with 10 home runs and 22 RBIs this season, his first in the big leagues.