Turf toe sets Haeger back

Updated: May 31, 2010, 11:15 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Charlie Haeger said the latest injury to his right foot, which is classified as turf toe, happened during a May 24 rehab start for high Class A Inland Empire at Rancho Cucamonga when he turned to make a pickoff throw to first.

"The mound there is extremely hard," he said. "I don't think I have ever thrown off a mound that hard in my life. Of course I had a hole dug next to the rubber. When I turned to throw to first, my foot went into the hole."

Haeger thought he could pitch ...

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