Schneider released after six-day hospitalization
NEW YORK -- Mets catcher Brian Schneider was released from a hospital Wednesday after six days of treatment for a staph infection in his left thumb.
Schneider wasn't sure when he will return to the field and that he could still go on the disabled list. The pain will need to subside enough that the thumb can withstand the pounding inside his catcher's glove.
The problem started as a tiny blister during the Mets' series at Philadelphia two weekends ago. After it popped -- it was ...
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