Skip Schumaker Injury: St. Louis Cardinals 2B Has A Torn Oblique

On Monday, Skip Schumaker got an MRI done after he injured an oblique muscle during an at-bat last Friday, and unfortunately, the examination found he had suffered a tear.

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said that Monday’s MRI revealed that Skip Schumaker suffered a tear in his right side last Friday. Schumaker knew that he had suffered an oblique injury during an at-bat, but the severity of it wasn’t exactly known.

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Mozeliak has not offered a timetable for Schumaker's return at this point. Schumaker also suffered an oblique injury during the playoffs last season.

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