Dodgers’ Gavin Lux injures proper knee in spring coaching sport

Dodgers shortstop Gavin Lux suffered what gave the impression to be a painful proper knee damage in a sport in opposition to the San Diego Padres on Monday, when his knee buckled whereas working from second to 3rd base within the high of the sixth inning.

Lux was on the bottom for a number of minutes writhing in ache, earlier than being taken off the sector on the again of a golf cart.

“We don’t know anything yet,” Andrew Friedman, the Dodgers’ president of baseball operations, mentioned of Lux’s damage.

After hitting a single and advancing to second on a stroll, Lux broke for third on a floor ball hit by Luke Williams towards third base.

As Padres third baseman Jantzen Witte threw to second, Lux appeared to attempt to duck out of the best way of the ball.

That’s when his knee buckled, showing to bend backward and sending him tumbling into third base.

Lux instantly grabbed his knee as he rolled on the bottom in ache. Third base coach Dino Ebel motioned for a coach instantly.

Manager Dave Roberts knelt right down to Lux as he was handled on the sector.

Lux was helped to his ft, then hobbled onto the again of the golf cart.

Coming into the spring, Lux was slated to be a significant a part of the roster in 2023, transitioning to turn into the staff’s beginning shortstop — Trea Turner’s successor within the position — after spending final season at second base.

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