Manny Ramirez delays MRI exam

Updated: August 6, 2010, 11:10 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- With progress having apparently stalled on his strained right calf, Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Manny Ramirez was scheduled for an MRI exam in Phoenix on Friday. But the exam never happened because Ramirez, who suffers from claustrophobia, couldn't stay in the MRI tube long enough.

Dodgers trainer Stan Conte says Ramirez has experienced the same difficulty with MRI exams in the past. Conte wasn't sure when the exam would take place. He did say an open MRI, which is commonly ...

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