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04-15-2010, 04:25 PM
Does anyone know what happened to him?

Hoosier Red
04-15-2010, 04:27 PM
7 day DL in Louisville.

Reds Fanatic
04-15-2010, 04:27 PM
He was put on the DL for a thyroid test but I have not really heard any more details than that.

04-15-2010, 04:29 PM
Marty mentioned he has been experiencing fatigue

04-15-2010, 04:31 PM
Thanks. I had not heard anything and noticed he was not in the box scores for the bats.

04-15-2010, 05:35 PM
Interesting. He's been quite an enigma. 2 years ago he had the best cutter this side of Mo Rivera. Hope it's not serious.

Will M
04-15-2010, 06:38 PM
7 day DL for thyroid testing? unless you live in an igloo in north Alaska it takes less than 24 hours to get the results of a TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone). a TSH is >99% sensitive for picking up either an overactive or underactive thyroid

1. he has already had some bloodwork done which was abnormal. he does have something wrong with his thyroid (an underactive thyroid is much more common & easier to treat than an overactive thyroid). therefore he has been sent to an endocrinologist for more advanced testing/treatment
2. the Reds use a really really slow lab for their medical tests