How long is Cody Bellinger? Injury schedule, return date, Dodgers star latest updates
The Dodgers, the World Series champions, are facing new negative injuries: center-back Cody Bellinger will have more time than expected.
Manager Dave Roberts told reporters on April 16 that Bellinger had been diagnosed with hair loss in his left leg. The group first said Bellinger had a calf bruise, but Robertsse said a subsequent sweep revealed a “small and minor” fracture. The sweep was done after Bellinger’s condition stopped improving.
The 2019 National League MVP was injured on April 5 when Reymin Guduan A’s pitcher stepped on Bellinger’s left leg when Bellinger delivered a ball to the ground to the first base.
Here’s everything we know about Bellinger’s injury and the latest news that he could return to the field.
What is Cody Bellinger’s injury?
Cody Bellinger has a hair fracture or fracture in his left fibula or lower leg. Hair line fracture is also known as stress fracture because the pressure or force on the bones can cause a small crack. The injury resembles a deep bruise and, in fact, Dodger said Bellinger had calf contamination.
The injury occurred on April 5 in this play in Oakland.
Dodgers director Dave Roberts told reporters on April 16 that Bellinger had recovered a “plain” when the injured area was searched and a fracture was found.
How long will Cody Bellinger be away?
Roberts said he didn’t know when he could return to play for Bellinger, but also said the injury is no longer considered “everyday.” (According to MLB.com)
Bellinger was entitled to activate from the list of 10-day wounded on April 16; now he will continue with his rehabilitation.
“Now it’s just a matter of healing, and when he’s ready to go, he’ll come back with us,” Roberts said. At MLB.com. “He’s recovering and he’s doing everything he can to join us as soon as possible.”
Chris Taylor has been Bellinger’s replacement in midfield, but Mookie Betts and AJ Pollock also got the starting spot.
Cody Bellinger’s stats for the 2021 season
– Five games played
– 21 dishes appearances (19 bats)
– .211 battles average
– .286 base percentage
– .368 slugging percentage
– Zero home races
– Bi RBI