No broken bones for Yunel Escobar
DENVER -- Yunel Escobar expressed relief that his worst fear wasn't realized.
The Tampa Bay Rays shortstop thought for sure his left hand was broken when he was hit by a pitch from Colorado starter Jon Garland on Saturday night.
Turns out, it was just bruised and he could be back on the field in a few days.
"I'm happy and grateful it's not broken," Escobar said through an interpreter. "It's pretty swollen right now. It feels kind of stiff, but it's OK."
Escobar immediately ...
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