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hamate

[′hā‚māt]
(biology)
Hook-shaped or hooked.
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Fractures of the hamate body can be non-operatively treated with casting unless displacement is significant.
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Basabe broke a hamate bone during spring training and Burdi is bouncing back from Tommy John surgery.
The Cubs' worst fears were confirmed Friday when a CT scan revealed that backup catcher Victor Caratini suffered a fractured hamate bone in his left hand.
During his first swing of the at-bat, Caratini injured his left hand, and the Cubs fear he broke the hamate bone.
7 prospect in the Sox' farm system, had surgery this week to remove a broken left hamate bone.
This spring, prospects Luis Basabe (broken hamate bone), Dane Dunning (forearm soreness), Seby Zavala (quad) and Luis Robert (thumb) and Guyer, Palka and Delmonico have all been hurt.
Luis Basabe would likely be on the list, but he's out until May after breaking the hamate bone in his left hand early in spring training.