Dee Gordon has torn thumb ligament

Updated: July 6, 2012, 12:47 AM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Dee Gordon has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb that will require surgery, and he's expected to miss six weeks.

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said before Thursday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks that doctors expect Gordon to make a full recovery. Gordon, injured Wednesday night sliding head-first into third base on a steal attempt against Cincinnati, had an MRI earlier Thursday and arrived to the clubhouse with a cast over ...

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