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Matt Antonelli is having hand surgery today

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The hamate bone is labeled "H" in Blue.  Don't look at it too long and get any ideas, I already got dibs on that.
The hamate bone is labeled "H" in Blue. Don't look at it too long and get any ideas, I already got dibs on that.

Matt Antonelli's blog:

I want to thank everyone that has sent me good luck wishes for quick healing of my hand over the past couple of days. In a few hours I will be heading over to the hospital to receive surgery to repair my broken hamate bone in my left hand. From what I hear, the recovery time for a surgery like this is six to eight weeks, but I am hoping I can recover quicker and get back out on the field shortly.

Showing genuine concern for Matt, I did a little research to learn more about the hamate bone or as I sometimes call it the unciform bone.

Wikipedia:

It is also a common injury in baseball players. A number of professional baseball players have had the bone removed during the course of their careers

I asked Antonelli via twitter if he too was having the hamate bone removed.  He said the surgeons would remove the broken piece I called dibs on the bone piece... sometimes I even weird myself out.