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Update on Juan Encarnacion's injury09/01/2007 12:48 PM ET
St. Louis Cardinals Media Relations
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Juan Encarnacion suffered multiple fractures of his left eye socket and a serious eye injury after being struck by a foul ball last night.
Encarnacion has been hospitalized for continued observation, evaluation and treatment. He will be re-evaluated on a daily basis to continue to assess the severity of his eye injury.
Encarnacion will miss the remainder of 2007 season due to his injury and his long-term prognosis is undetermined at this time.
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