Madritsch has torn ligament
MRI reveals a “small tear in a ligament behind the shoulder” according to the team. Article at MLB.com and elsewhere.
Now, there’s no way to directly blame this on Bob Melvin. Indirectly, of course, one might argue that Melvin’s late-season pointless riding of Madritsch might have something to do with it. No way to know, though. Fortunately, in Hargrove we have a manager well-known for his concern– uh oh.