May 20, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The official word from the Giants is that Mark DeRosa has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the ECU tendon, which is a separate issue from the tendon sheath that has been operated on twice.
His status was revealed by manager Bruce Bochy in a dugout interview prior to the Giants series opener with the A's.
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DeRosa injured his wrist in Wednesday's game with the Dodgers. It is unclear at this point what exactly happened, but DeRosa cocked his bat as a Clayton Kershaw pitch was delivered and immediately dropped his bat and started holding his hand, his face a mask of obvious, intense pain.
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