|Sizemore rest sore ankle|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 28 April 2008 13:26|
The Indians' All-Star center fielder missed his second straight game with a sprained right ankle on Monday. He also sat out Sunday's game against the New York Yankees, ending the majors' longest consecutive games played streak at 382.
Sizemore hurt his ankle when he stepped awkwardly on second base during the ninth inning Saturday. He remained in the game, and scored the winning run. However, Sizemore's ankle was sore the following day and the Indians decided to rest him.
The same decision was made Monday when Sizemore arrived at the ballpark. The 25-year-old isn't worried about anything other than getting back in Cleveland's lineup.
``I could care less about the streak,'' Sizemore said. ``I just don't like missing games. We'll see how it progresses.''
Indians manager Eric Wedge said the club is being extra cautious with Sizemore.
``It's still April and we're going to look at the big picture here,'' he said. ``We have to be careful about this thing.''