Ouch, that really hurts!

Injuries to indispensable players have impacted pennant races

Updated: May 24, 2011, 2:53 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

If Josh Hamilton can start launching homers about 12 seconds after returning to action and the Phillies could score 10 runs on Chase Utley's first night back, we can only wonder: What's next?

Another Brett Favre un-retirement? Another doomed Bonnie Hunt sitcom? Another Ross Perot run for the White House?

OK, let's hope not. But as we've seen this week, injuries have been leaving a serious dent in pennant races all over baseball this year. So let's take a look at the Five Injuries ...

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