The agony: Boston Red Sox third baseman Mike Aviles sits in the dugout after his team's 4-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday (Sept. 28, 2011). Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols grabs his left wrist after being injured on a play at first base during a game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, June 19, 2011, in St. Louis. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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