According to conflicting reports from the Chicago Tribune, Aramis Ramirez could be out anywhere from four to eight weeks. In the report, the timeframe is four to six weeks but in the online preview, the timeframe is six to eight weeks.
The Brewers medical staff had to pop Ramirez’s shoulder back in place and he will have an MRI on Saturday.
Updated – 11:25pm – With additional information – Bruce Levine reporting Ramirez out for at least a month – Chicago Tribune changed report from 6-8 weeks to 4-6 weeks Aramis Ramirez is scheduled for x-rays Friday night and a MRI on Saturday. According to a report from the Sun-Times, Ramirez is expected to join Carlos Zambrano on the DL.
Will update as information becomes available…
Update 11:25pm C.T. – According to a report from Bruce Levine, Aramis Ramirez will “likely have to have surgery to tighten the shoulder after the season.” Levine reported this is the third injury to Ramirez’s left shoulder…once in August of 2000 that cost him the final month of the season and once in August of 1998 that shelved Ramirez for just under a month.
Ramirez will reportedly travel to Chicago on Friday night for an MRI on Saturday.