No pain, no game for these hard-nosed players
Originally Published: August 15, 2007By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com
Jason Hirsh didn't mean to make a statement. It just worked out that way.After taking a J.J. Hardy line drive off the leg last week, Hirsh stayed in the game to pitch five more innings in Colorado's 11-4 victory over Milwaukee. Only later did Hirsh discover he had fractured his right fibula on the play. Baseball players aren't typically regarded as tough in the manner of NFL wide receivers going over the middle or NHL wingers digging into the corner for loose pucks. But the season ...
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