“I didn’t know it would be broken. It was definitely sore and it hurt, but I didn’t know it would be something broken,” said Hardy, who had a CT scan on Monday that confirmed Sunday night’s X-ray findings.
“It’s a small bone and non-displaced fracture.”
“I felt like I was making strides [at the plate], getting out of the funk I was in,” Hardy said. “And then this happens. So, very frustrating.”
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