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Rockies' Embree out for year

Updated: July 11, 2009, 10:03 AM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Colorado Rockies left-hander Alan Embree is out for the season after a line drive fractured his right tibia on Friday night.

Embree will have surgery Saturday.

"There will be some type of compression screw put in there," Rockies manager Jim Tracy said.

Atlanta's Martin Prado hit a 3-2 fastball from Embree back up the middle in the seventh inning Friday night. The ball ricocheted off Embree's right shin to third baseman Ian Stewart.

"It sounded awful," Rockies ...

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